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This course is a comprehensive review for students wanting to receive their High School Equivalency Diploma. Students will prepare to take the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASCâ„¢). This test replaced the GED Â® test for New York State in 2014. The focus of the classes will be on reading/writing, science, social studies, and mathematics. TASCâ„¢ testing is determined by pre-test scores and
instructor recommendation. Students may require more than one session of preparation prior to testing. This class will include homework. Students should bring notebook and pen/pencil. The recommended book for this course is Kaplanâ€™s New TASC â„¢ with two Practice Tests.
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 transcriptionist and medical transcription editor. Students study medical terminology, anatomy, healthcare documentation, and editing theory and technique, among other topics, as well as, developing and practicing their typing and listening skills on hundreds of authentic, employer-provided dictations from a variety of specialties. In addition to one-on-one instructor support and personalized support, students receive 10 textbooks, a transcription foot pedal, a 15-month membership to AHDI, and a 15-month subscription to an online reference library.
Section I: Knowledge of Alcoholism & Substance Abuseâ€”85 Course Hours
â€¢ Basic Knowledge: Physical and Pharmacological Effects
â€¢ Overview of the Addiction Field
â€¢ Diversity of Intervention and Treatment Approaches
â€¢ Introduction to Diagnostic Criteria
â€¢ Twelve Step and Mutual Aid Groups
â€¢ Toxicology Testing and Screening
Section II: Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Counselingâ€”150 Course Hours
â€¢ Individual Counseling
â€¢ Group Counseling
â€¢ Counseling Special Populations/Cultural Competence
â€¢ Effects on the Family/Counseling Families and Significant Others
â€¢ Theories on Human Development and the Relationship to Substance Abuse
â€¢ Health, Wellness and Communicable Diseases
Section III: Assessment; Clinical Evaluation; Treatment Planning; Case Management; Patient, Family & Community Educationâ€”70 Course Hours
â€¢ Assessment and Evaluation
â€¢ Treatment Planning, Record Keeping and Discharge Planning
â€¢ Case Management, Referral and Service Coordination
â€¢ Patient, Family, and Community Education and Prevention
This six-week, 90-hour course is designed to prepare students for entry level
office work. It provides basic computer skills and office skills necessary for the contemporary business environment. Topics include keyboarding, MS Office, basic math, grammar and writing skills and critical thinking and communication skills. This course is approved for veteranâ€™s education funds. The instructor, Henry Johnson, a NYS certified teacher, has been teaching science for 35 years and was co-owner and business manager of Jeffry Allan Jewelers studio for 23 years. He holds an Advanced Certificate in Instructional Technology with the Wappingers Central School District.
The BPI Field Test will be given by appointment. Testing will be done in our Kelder Test House located in Stone Ridge, NY. Field tests are subject to a $200 non-refundable fee.
The BPI Envelope Professional Field Test will be given by appointment. Field tests are subject to a $200 non-refundable fee.
The BPI Heating Professional Field Test will be given by appointment. Testing will be done in our Kelder Test house located in Stone Ridge, NY. Field tests are subject to a $200 non-refundable fee.
Approved by the National Healthcareer Association, the Medical Administrative Assistant program is specifically designed to prepare students to earn the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) credential after completion. The interactive online curriculum teaches students Microsoft Word and Excel basics, healthcare documentation and reimbursement, medical terminology, and basic anatomy as well as specific medical office management topics such as practice
finances and standard office procedures. In addition to one-on-one support from experienced instructors throughout the course and access to personalized support after completion, students receive e-books and a voucher to take the CCBMA exam after graduation. This course is 200 hours long and students will have six months to complete the program.
This course teaches medical terminology from an anatomical approach. This course serves as a foundation for all other medical courses in this series.
This is an introductory course for those without previous study in bookkeeping or accounting. The course will discuss the proper recording of business transactions, the principles of doubleentry bookkeeping, bank reconciliations, journals and ledgers, the preparation of trial balances, financial reports and other basic accounting principles. Julie Boice, instructor, has an MBA in Accounting. She is currently a full-time instructor in the Business Department at SUNY Ulster, teaching accounting, QuickBooks, Microsoft Office and other related business courses. She also has over 20 yearâ€™s experience as a bookkeeper.
This class, endorsed by the American Society of Notaries, prepares students to pass the New York State notary exam and provides a comprehensive view of the notary public office. Confusing laws, concepts, and procedures are explained in plain English. Learn about the day-to-day issues one would face in serving as a notary, avoid conflicts of interest, maintain professional ethics, charge proper fees, and know when to defer to an attorney. Find out how to handle special situations, minimize legal liability, and much more. Instructor, Erin Johnson Haddeland, Esq., is a licensed attorney and notary public in New York State. She is also a NYS certified teacher.
The BPI AC/heat Pump Field Test will be given by appointment. Testing will be done in our Kelder test house located in Stone Ridge, NY. Field tests are subject to a $200 non-refundable fee.
This online instructor-led course prepares students for entry-level jobs with the accounting skills necessary in a doctorâ€™s office or other medical facility. This 39-hour, eleven-week course includes Front Office Management, Filing Part B CMS 1500, Filing Part A CMS 1450, All About Medicare, Medicare Billing Problems, Medicare as Secondary Payer, Medicare and Home Health, Medicare and Womenâ€™s Health. An Electronic Medical Records module prepares students for data-entry skills needed in todayâ€™s medical office.
This course is organized according to the sections in the CPT book. A five-step outline is used to help students code the exercises/scenarios in the problems. Detailed medical history reports are provided from which CPT codes are determined. The course is designed to prepare students to take the Certified Professional Coder Examination (Hospital) administered by the American Academy of Professional Coders, the Certified Coding Associate exam administered by the American Health Information Management Association and the Certified Medical
Reimbursement Specialist exam administered by the American Medical Billing Association.
STUDENTS MUST ALSO REGISTER FOR DCB 2000-02, SpeedECoder: $129 unless they already have the subscription.
The decision has been made to open a new business! Where does a business student begin? Students enrolled in the class will explore forms of legal entities, taxes, permits, licenses, bookkeeping systems, a business plan and financing. Students will feel confident that their business will be headed in the right direction from the beginning. Join a Certified Business Advisor from the Mid-Hudson Region Small Business Development Center for a most informative session.