Have obligations during the day that have stopped you in the past from attending a vocational school? Interested in attending a vocational school during evenings, on the weekend and/or online? Did you know that 33% of students took evening classes and 12% of students took classes on the weekend, in 2012? The total amount of students that took some classes either in the evening, on the weekend and/or online was 63%, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Vocational schools understand this trend and offer many of their programs on evenings, weekends and/or online.
Mildred Elley Blog
Topics: online classes
Interested in online certificate programs? There are many benefits to taking certificate programs online. You can watch lectures while sitting in your pajamas at home, there is no commute and you have the flexibility to plan your study time around your everyday life. You have the flexibility to take classes when you have time and at the pace you need to succeed. Online certification programs offer individual attention from teachers and classmates, you learn life lessons like self-discipline and time management, and there are specialized certification programs that will help you get a new career in coding and transcription.
Topics: online classes
Enrollment in credit-bearing online courses is growing. Based on feedback from the 2014-2015 student climate surveys and various institutional assessment processes, credit-bearing online courses were updated and improved.
Thinking about a career in healthcare information technology? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment for medical records and health information technicians will grow 21 percent between 2010 and 2020, which is faster than the national average. This includes Medical Billing & Coding Professionals.
Medical coding and billing is the process of translating information from patient records—treatments, tests, procedures, and diagnoses—into the standardized codes used to bill patients and third-party payers such as insurance companies and Medicare.
The demand for law enforcement transcriptionists is rapidly growing. Performing this kind of crime scene transcription is, however, more than just being able to type fast or without typos. Fortunately, there is a training program called Non-Medical Transcription that can get you off and running on this great career path.
Many people dream of the flexibility and independence that comes with working from home. Medical transcription is a practical work-at-home career. Your duties primarily entail clerical work on a computer, this job can easily be done off-site rather than in a medical office.
If you are in the insurance coding field or are thinking about joining the ranks of the many medical billing and coding professionals, you know all about the buzz surrounding ICD-10 and how congress has postponed the date for when all insurance coders must transition from ICD-9.
If you're looking for a career that will allow you to work from home (if you choose), doesn’t take long to acquire the skills needed, and is in a steady employment sector (healthcare), you can learn through online classes, then take a look at a career as a medical transcriptionist.