Online Healthcare and Computer Training Programs
College of DuPage Continuing Education, in partnership with Career Step, offers online
healthcare and computer training programs to help you enhance your skills and employment
opportunities. Career Step is a leading online education company with more than 20
years of experience in providing training specially 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 in ongoing. Begin and end the class on your schedule.
With Career Step, students have the opportunities to successfully prepare for rewarding careers in growing industries, while employers have a key resource to quickly find quality employees. Upon program completion, 90% of Career Step medical transcription students get hired in the field.
Online Medical Transcription Editor
Approved by the Association for Healthcare Documentation Integrity (AHDI), the Medical Transcription Editor program prepares students for medical transcription and editing careers. Topics studied include documentation, biomedical sciences and editing theory. Enrollment includes ebooks, a transcription foot pedal, an AHDI membership and a voucher to take the RHDS exam.
Medical Transcription Career Benefits
- Opportunity to work from home
- Flexible work schedules
- Productivity-based income: the more you work, the more you can earn
- U.S. Department of Labor reports that the middle 50% of medical transcriptionists earn between $27,810 and $42,690 a year.
Additional Career Step Courses
Online Veterinary Assisting with Medical Office Administration
Develop the knowledge and skills needed to work as a veterinary assistant or medical office assistant. Topics include office and exam room procedures, communication and client relations, and small and large animal nursing. Enrollment includes a CMAA exam voucher.
Online Microsoft Office 2016 Bundle
Prepare to earn the Microsoft Office Specialist Master certification with training on Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access. Work through beginning and advanced concepts and complete a variety of hands-on exercises. Enrollment includes ebooks as well as five quick-reference cards.
Online Pharmacy Technician
The Pharmacy Technician training program includes 285 hours of curriculum and is designed to be completed in three months of full-time study. The Career Step Pharmacy Technician training program covers pharmacology, pharmacy law, regulations and standards, business of a pharmacy (both retail and institutional), prescriptions, pharmaceutical calculations and nonsterile compounding.
Online Veterinary Assistant
The Veterinary Assistant training program includes 150 hours of curriculum and is designed to be completed in three months of full-time study. The program covers examination room procedures, communication and client relations, office and hospital procedures, small and large animal nursing, pharmacy and pharmacology, laboratory procedures, surgical preparation and assisting, and radiology and ultrasound imaging.
Online Microsoft Access, BCAST-0810-001, $149
Online Microsoft Excel, BCAST-0820-001, $149
Online Microsoft Outlook, BCAST-0830-001, $149
Online Microsoft PowerPoint, BCAST-0840-001, $149
Online Microsoft Word, BCAST-0850-001, $149
Contact Continuing Education
To register or for detailed program information, call Continuing Education at (630) 942-2208 or email CE@cod.edu. You may also register online. To view our complete program listing, see the Spring 2018 Continuing Education Schedule of Classes. Also available is the Summer 2018 Continuing Education Schedule of Classes.
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
Fax: (630) 942-3785
Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday
College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137
(630) 942-2800 (Main)
(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)
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