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Southern Technical College is an accredited private institution with 9 locations in Florida. Students are provided with education and training in many technical and medical areas. Not only do students learn in a classroom, but there is on-the-job training, as well. Financial aid options are available to eligible students. Southern Technical College's Career services connects students with internships and externships, as well as entry-level positions in their field.
Healthcare providers need qualified, detail-oriented professionals to help manage medical records and process payments. In the Medical Billing and Coding Technology diploma program at Southern Technical College, you can prepare to become an important part of a healthcare team.
In this program, you’ll be taught the various classification codes associated with medical procedures and patient diagnosis, as well as how to record those codes on corresponding healthcare insurance forms. As the healthcare industry continues to evolve and the need for accurate electronic health records becomes increasingly important, the demand for medical billing and coding technologists with a current education is on the rise. At Southern Technical College, you can train to work on the front lines to ensure correct billing and insurance reimbursement.
The Medical Assisting diploma program is designed to prepare students for positions as entry-level medical assistants in a physician’s office, or other medical facilities. This program focuses on providing instruction, through a combination of classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences, in the skills necessary to assist physicians in both the administrative and clinical duties of a medical facility. The program requires a minimum of 51 credit hours to be completed in approximately 10 months.
At Southern Technical College, our Patient Care Technician (PCT) program is a multi-occupational diploma program designed to prepare students for a number of entry-level healthcare career occupations. This program is taught through a combination of classroom, clinical lab, and externship experiences. PCT students at Southern Technical College will learn to check vital signs, administer cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid, assist in medical examinations, perform electrocardiograms (EKGs), conduct basic laboratory procedures, and will be trained in phlebotomy and venipuncture.
During the externship, students get the chance to observe and work alongside a professional healthcare team. Graduates, of this program, will gain the practical knowledge and confidence necessary to pursue a career in healthcare. The PCT graduate may be eligible to sit for several certifications.
Southern Technical College’s Associate’s Degree in Medical Assisting can help you prepare for a career in the healthcare field. For many, working in the healthcare field isn’t just a dream – it’s a calling. If this sounds like you, our Medical Assisting Associate’s degree program is a great way to get started in the healthcare field.
This Medical Assisting program is designed to expose you to both the administrative and clinical aspects of a healthcare environment, and includes courses in medical theory and terminology, clinical procedures, medical billing, and anatomy and physiology. Medical Assistants work closely with doctors and are often the main point of contact with a patient. Medical Assistants play an important role in a well-managed medical office and have a variety of responsibilities.
Southern Technical College is licensed by the Commission for Independent Education, Florida Department of Education. Additional information regarding this institution may be obtained by contacting the Commission at 325 West Gaines Street, Suite 1414, Tallahassee, Fl 32399-0400, toll-free telephone number (888) 224-6684.
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