Career Step


Online Healthcare and Computer Training Programs

in Partnership with Career Step

College of DuPage Continuing Education, in partnership with Career Step, brings you online healthcare and computer training programs to  enhance your skills and employment opportunities in growing industries. Career Step is a leading online education company with more than 20 years of experience in providing training specifically designed to help students gain knowledge and skills needed to quickly transition to a career in the healthcare field. Programs are 100 percent online, allowing you to work on them as your schedule allows. You'll have one-on-one support from experienced instructors every step of the way. Course registration for all programs is ongoing. Begin and end the class on your schedule.

Online Healthcare Training Programs


Medical Administrative Assistant with
Electronic Health Records (EHR)

Approved by the National Healthcareer Association, the Medical Administrative Assistant with EHR program prepares students for the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) and Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) credentials. Students learn Microsoft Office basics, healthcare documentation and reimbursement and medical office management topics such as practice finances and standard office procedures. The interactive online curriculum also includes over 20 hours of training on the industry-standard ezEMRx EHR software. In addition to one-on-one support from experienced instructors throughout the course and access to personalized graduate support, students receive eight textbooks.The program is 285 hours in length.

Ongoing registration
HLTHS-0030-003, $2,270

Executive Assistant
Designed to help students gain the software and business skills needed to succeed in the modern office, the Executive Assistant program focuses on the Microsoft Office 2010 application suite and office management skills. Students learn to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, while strengthening their typing skills and studying office procedures and communication. Upon graduation, students are prepared to earn the Microsoft Office Specialist Master certification, strengthening their resumes and proving their software skills to employers. In addition to one-on-one instructor support and personalized graduate support, students receive 11 textbooks. The program is 160 hours in length.

Ongoing registration
HLTHS-0030-001, $1,595


Medical Transcription Editor
Approved by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI), the Medical Transcription Editor program focuses on teaching the skills needed to work as a medical transcription editor. Students study medical terminology, anatomy, healthcare documentation, and editing theory and technique. In addition, students develop and practice their typing and listening skills on hundreds of authentic, employer-provided dictations from a variety of specialties. Medical transcription is primarily a work from home occupation, giving you the opportunity to have a professional career from your home in an online, virtual work environment. In addition to one-on-one instructor support and personalized graduate support, enrollment includes 10 textbooks, a transcription foot pedal, an AHDI membership and a subscription to an online reference library. The program is 640 hours in length.

Ongoing registration
HLTHS-0030-005, $2,495

 

Online Computer Training

 

Microsoft Office 2010 Bundle
Receive in-depth training on five core Microsoft 2010 Office applications including 125 hours of comprehensive curriculum.  Textbooks and reference cards are provided as additional resources. Prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Master credential.

Ongoing registration
PROED 0005-010, $499

Microsoft Access 2010
Through 29 hours of training, this course will teach you how to: create and work with databases; find, filter and format data; work with tables and fields; and work with queries, forms, reports and macros.

Ongoing registration
PROED 0005-011, $149

Microsoft Excel 2010
Through 29 hours of training, this course will teach you how to: edit and format worksheets; create and work with charts; manage workbooks; work with page layout and printing; use functions and formulas; work with tables, PivotTables, and objects; and analyze and organize data.

Ongoing registration
PROED 0005-012, $149

Microsoft Outlook 2010
Through 21 hours of training, this course will teach you how to: compose, send and receive email; work with contacts and tasks; use the calendar; use the journal and notes; organize and find information; collaborate with other users; and manage Outlook data.

Ongoing registration
PROED 0005-013, $149

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
Through 21 hours training, this course will teach you how to: insert, edit and format text; format and view a presentation; finalize and deliver a presentation; work with objects, tables, charts, and SmartArt; collaborate with other presenters; and work with effects and multimedia.

Ongoing registration
PROED 0005-014, $149

Microsoft Word 2010
Through 21 hours of training, this course will teach you how to: work with and edit text; format characters, paragraphs and pages; work with themes, styles and tables; work with shapes, pictures,
WordArt, SmartArt and charts; use document collaboration tools; work with mailings, long documents and references; and work with templates, forms and web pages.

Ongoing registration
PROED 0005-015, $149

Computer Technician
Developed by a Computer Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) education partner, the Computer Technician program prepares students for the CompTIA A+ certification exams. Topics studied include hardware, operating systems, security, troubleshooting, mobile devices, laptops, and printers, among others. In addition to one-on-one instructor support and personalized graduate support, students receive two textbooks, two exam study guides, a computer repair toolkit, a power supply tester, a USB drive, and two CompTIA A+ certification exam vouchers.

Ongoing registration
PROED 0005-107, $1,895

Register now!
To register for any of these programs, contact the Continuing Education office at (630) 942-2208, CE@cod.edu or register online. For more information, visit www.careerstep.com/cod.

 

 

Contact Information


Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
Fax: (630) 942-3785

Information Session

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