Electronic Health Records

$ 250.00

Students can save up to 50% of the program cost for a limited time, see below for details.

$250 application fee applies to program total cost.  Total program cost is $2,290.  Includes a voucher for National Certification Exam.

100% Online. Take classes on your phone. Study any time. Go at your own pace. Program can be completed in as little as 2 months. Start Today! A career as an Electronic Health Records Specialist can represent a path to success in the fast growing healthcare industry! 

The Electronic Health Records program focuses on the basics of electronic health records. Students learn the purpose, design, and function of these systems along with the legal and regulatory guidelines. Emphasis is on the organizational demands and healthcare user needs administratively, clinically, and financially. Students learn through simulation labs with hands-on opportunities to use an EHR software called SimChart.

Includes voucher for National Certification Exam.

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Prepare for your Electronic Health Records (EHR) Certification

In addition to earning your Electronic Health Records Certificate, when you graduate you’ll be eligible to take your Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist (CEHRS) exam, administered by a leading National Certification Agency, to become a Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist. Certification exams are administered by independent third parties. You are not required to take a certification exam, however, taking this additional step can help you market yourself to potential employers and validate your EMR knowledge.

Your CEHRS exam fee is included in your tuition – a $125 value

Product Requirements

What You’ll Learn During Your Online Electronic Health Records Program

  1. Identify the major components of an EHR.
  2. Understand the workflow of information in an EHR.
  3. Discuss coded data and interoperability.
  4. Provide examples of EHR decision support.
  5. Enter, edit and retrieve patient data using an EHR.
  6. Define Meaningful Use criteria.
  7. Interpret HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and the HITECH Act in relation to EHR.
  8. Compare/contrast paper records and EHRs.
  9. Identify challenges and barriers to EHR implementation and success.
  10. Identify and describe advanced components of EHRs such as CPOE, Problem Lists, Flow Sheets and others.
  11. Analyze and respond to the information needs of internal and external customers throughout the continuum of healthcare services.
  12. Revise policies and procedures to comply with the changing health Information regulations.