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Medical Transcrpt Editor (Onl)

DCB 1030

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.

Medical Admin Assistant (Onl)

DCB 1168

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.

Basics of Bldg Science (Onl)

DCB 1170

This course is for students who are new to building science and want to develop a foundation of skills and knowledge to prepare for the Building Analyst course. This online course teaches the basics of building science and how interacting relationships affect the performance of a home. This course consists of five structured modules over five weeks; 15 hours of online participation are required.

Medical Terminology Online

DCB 1193

This course teaches medical terminology from an anatomical approach. This course serves as a foundation for all other medical courses in this series.

Medical Coding (Onl)

DCB 1291

This online instructor-led eleven-week course prepares students for entry-level jobs in a doctor’s office or other medical facility. Preparing for the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 scheduled for October 2015, students study the application of five times more codes in nineteen different body system categories. Understanding CPT Coding is also covered including Medicare Fraud and Abuse, and Evaluation and Management. Students will need a one-year license from SpeedECoder which provides online access to ICD-10 and CPT codes. STUDENT MUST ALSO REGISTER FOR DCB 2000-02, SpeedECoder: $129 unless they already have the subscription.

Medical Billing (Onl)

DCB 1316

This online instructor-led course prepares students for entry-level jobs with the accounting skills necessary in a doctor’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 Women’s Health. An Electronic Medical Records module prepares students for data-entry skills needed in today’s medical office.

Adv Med Coding CPT&Exm Rev Onl

DCB 1381

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.

Child Abuse Rec & Rep Online

DCB 1454

Protecting our children from child abuse is everyone’s responsibility. This is a self-paced, open-entry, online course on mandated reporting of child abuse. As required by law, this course is designed to meet the requirement for a two-hour certification course to be conducted for all educational staff in New York State as part of Section 413 of the New York Social Services Law. Certificates will be mailed upon completion.

Nutritional Concepts

DCB 1513

Fitness professionals should have a foundational knowledge of nutrition and nutritional concepts. This newly updated course introduces students to current nutrition information and practical consumer-oriented knowledge. They will become familiar with the principles of diet planning, government standards, and food labeling and the biological functions and food sources of each nutrient. Textbook Title: Supplemental: Contemporary Nutrition, A Functional Approach, 3rd Edition. 6 W.I.T.S. CECs/ .6 IACET (International Association for Continuing Education and Training) CEUs.

Pharmacy Exam Review

DCB 1545

This online 96- hour instructor led course provides everything students need to prepare and pass the Pharmacy Technician certification exam, which was updated on November 1, 2013. This review course includes 128 practice review questions from the PTCB, classification and pronunciation of the top 200 drugs, thirty videos of questions and answers, 300 multiple choice questions, flash cards matching generic names with brand names, 98 math problems with solutions, and a table of conversions.

Developing Business Strategies

DCB 1814

One thing that all successful business have in common is that they start with a clear focus and plan. This course is designed to help students develop their business strategy and focus. Students will have the opportunity to develop their mission, establish short and long-term goals and perform a SWOT analysis to help them assess their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. Textbook Title: 101 Ways to Improve Your Personal Trainer Business. 2 W.I.T.S. CECs/ .2 IACET (International Association for Continuing Education and Training) CEUs.

Establish Your Brand & Image

DCB 1818

One of the most important things to understand about advertising and marketing personal training services is that the TRAINER is the business! It is their skills, expertise, personality and individuality that clients connect with and purchase. This course will focus on using the TRAINER to create a positive image, enhance their “brand,” and attract and retain customers. Students will also explore the role and impact of negative advertising on a business and the fitness industry. Textbook Title: Scientific Advertising for the Fitness Professional. 2 W.I.T.S. CECs/ .2 IACET (International Association for Continuing Education and Training) CEUs.

Career Readiness Assessment

DCB 1846

Registered students are required to make an appointment for an assessment date at 845-339-2025. NCRC testing is on-site and are proctored exams. The testing time for each assessment is 55 minutes. On test day, photo ID is required and cell phones are prohibited. NCRC certificates are mailed to students.


DCB 2000

A one year online subscription.

Pet Education Certificate

DCB 2004

For those interested in starting a career working with animals but do not know where to get started, this course will help students explore the field of animal-related careers through education and internships. The Pet Education Certificate course offers a variety of resources to help begin or enhance their career working with animals including but not limited to pet-sitting, kennel work, daycare, training, working for a veterinarian and other animal-related fields. The course content includes: pet health and illness, communication, behavior management, safety, basic hygiene care for pets, and even writing a resume and preparing for an interview. This course will further a student’s knowledge and skills through course lectures, guest speakers and hands-on internship experiences. Those who successfully complete this unique program will have specialized education and experience that gives them an advantage in the field. Internships can be a good source for students to network for experience and employment. In order to successfully complete this program students must complete a pet First Aid/CPR class and at least 54 hours of internships at approved animal care facilities (instructor will assist students in securing the necessary internships) within six months of the final class meeting. 7.2 CEUs

Pet CPR & First Aid

DCB 2005

This course is for students who wish to work in the pet industry or wish to acquire knowledge on how to respond in an emergency situation for pets. In this class, students will learn what they can do in the first 15-25 seconds on the scene to make a big difference for a pet. Learning to respond quickly and properly in the first few minutes in a pet emergency is critical and can save a pet’s life. Some of the material covered includes: equipment and supplies for a pet first aid kit, assessing vital signs, understanding basic pet owner responsibilities, bleeding and shock management, restraint, muzzle, elevation, direct pressure, pressure points, immobilization, shock management and transportation, rescue breathing, and administering medicine and treating wounds. Many more scenarios and skills will be covered throughout the course. Whether a pet owner or just a pet lover, this class will provide critical knowledge that could help save a pet’s life. Note: Students will need to purchase at least one textbook as part of the online portion of this course (Approx. $20). 0.6 CEUs

Starting a Pet Business

DCB 2007

This course is designed for the students who wish to start their own pet business. In order to stand out in the industry today pet business owners need to think outside the box and do their research. The course will save students time and money by giving them the tools to do it right the first time. Aspiring entrepreneurs will learn how to avoid pitfalls in the beginning stages of business planning, Topics will include business planning, acquiring permits, how to make the business unique in the industry, writing a press release, tips to increase revenue, marketing and designs that sell, where to go for free assistance and much more. Course includes a 30-minute personal phone consultation with Pet Estates, Inc. owners Don or Mary Lynn Gagnon.

ICD 10 Using SpeedECoder

DCB 2035

ICD-10-CM Using SpeedeCoder This online instructor led course provides training for the transition from ICD-9 to ICD-10 which took place October 1, 2015. The transition to ICD-10 is required for everyone covered by the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA). The code set allows more than 14,400 different codes and permits the tracking of many new diagnoses. The codes can be expanded to over 16,000 codes by using optional sub-classifications. The detail reported by ICD can be further increased, with a simplified multi-axial approach, by using codes meant to be reported in a separate data field.

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