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IT 3000

Healthcare IT Technician

Online Certification Training

A comprehensive training program for those seeking a career in healthcare, with a focus on Information Technology (IT).

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24  Weeks
Program Length
Certifications
$35,000
Avg. Starting Salary
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What Does a Healthcare IT Technician Do?

Handling information technology for a healthcare facility requires more than just a knowledge of IT operations. You’ll be expected to deal with regulatory requirements, Electronic Health Records (EHR), organizational behavior, medical business operations, networking and security. Properly securing and managing patient data records and keeping IT systems up to date is an essential service for both private practices and major healthcare facilities.

116,850
Entry Level Jobs in the US
Healthcare IT Technician will see available jobs grow 11.3% over the next ten years.
All available job and salary information is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated annually to reflect industry changes.

What You’ll Learn
IT 3000
Healthcare IT Technician Career Training

The Healthcare IT (HIT) field is booming with development in technology and migration from paper files to electronic records. It is one of the fastest-growing fields in IT today, with new jobs and opportunities created constantly.​

In our Healthcare IT Certification Training, you’ll get to choose your path for certification through either a Healthcare or a Technical focus. Both paths cover medical office procedures & administration and Healthcare IT certification basics. The healthcare-focused path concentrates on Electronic Health Records and CompTIA A+ certification and prepares you for the CEHRS and A+ exams. Whereas the more technical path is focused on CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications.

After completing our program and passing the Healthcare IT certification exams, you’ll be qualified for opportunities like Practice Workflow and Information Specialist, Management Redesign Specialist, Clinician/Practitioner Consultant, Implementation Support Specialist/Manager, PC Technician, Technical/Software Support Specialist, Technology Specialist and more!

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  1. Manage and troubleshoot a basic network infrastructure, using common ports and networking protocols
  2. Install and manage wired and wireless networks, adhering to standards and using modern testing tools
  3. Assess security risks and identify potential threats to hardware, software, and physical location
  4. Conduct risk mitigation for systems, hardware and peripherals
  5. Implement disaster recovery procedures and security contingency plans
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Enrollment Requirements

  1. High School Diploma or GED
  2. Web browser with internet connection
  3. Course registration & payment

MedCerts-Covered Materials*

  1. Expert-led video based training
  2. eBook: Kinn's Medical Administrative Assistant
  3. eBook: Integrated Electronic Health Records
  4. Competency Assessments
  5. National Certification exam fee

Student Services

  1. Dedicated Student Success Advisors
  2. Tailored support based on performance & behavior
  3. Exam preparation process
  4. Career Services Advisor

*The cost of all materials needed for this program are covered by MedCerts. They are not included in the tuition costs and the student is not liable for any costs or fees related to the above materials.

Required Courses
HI 1011

Medical Office Procedures and Administration

96 hours
Length
6 Weeks
Duration

This course will introduce the student to the Health care industry, its environment along with the day to day skill set and knowledge required to fulfill a position as a Medical Administrative Assistant. Modules include Professional Behavior, Communication, Law and Ethics, Law and Medicine, Daily Operations, Telephone Techniques, Appointment Scheduling, Correspondence, Computers, HIPPA Regulations, Records Management, Information Management, Basics of Coding, Health Insurance Basics, Professional Fees, Accounting and Bookkeeping, Banking and Financial Management, Practice Management, Marketing and Customer Service. 

    • Follow HIPAA & HITECH Compliance Laws
    • Understand the different kinds of insurances and plans
    • Perform Medical Front Office Procedures
    • Schedule Patients
    • Provide Patient Education
HI 1018

Electronic Health Records

64 hours
Length
4 Weeks
Duration

This course provides students with the skills and certifications for the development and maintenance of electronic health records in both facility and private practice environments. Upon completion of this course, students will be qualified to sit for the CEHRS, and will have gained the knowledge required to perform a variety office functions necessary in the digital/electronic age. Students are introduced to, and are provided training and practical application of skills in a variety of areas related to Electronic Health Records. Ethical, legal, and regulatory requirements will be covered along with training in the hands-on Electronic Health Record software. Students will also receive comprehensive training in the areas of Professional Fees, Billing, and Collecting, the Health Insurance Claim Form, Third-Party Reimbursement, Banking Services and Procedures, Health Information Management, Computers in the Medical Office, Medical Records Management, and much more.

    • Background in Software & Applications
    • Basic Insurance & Billing practices
    • Understand Electronic record keeping Chart components
    • The Regulatory Compliance Laws
    • How to identify differences between Reports
IT 2012

A+ Comprehensive

96 hours
Length
6 Weeks
Duration

A+ Comprehensive is a complete and thorough review of all A+ learning objectives. In this module, students receive a blended learning approach that combines Security, Networking, Operating Systems, IT Operations, Troubleshooting, and Technical Support into one singular course. Students gain the necessary competencies of an entry-level IT professional. This course provides training focused on the fundamentals of computer technology, networking and security, as well as the communication skills and professionalism now required of all entry-level IT professionals. This course focusses on scenarios in which troubleshooting and tools must be utilized to resolve problems. Students gain critical hands-on experience through a comprehensive series of Performance Based Exam Prep Simulations. These simulations are a mixture of Operating System and Application Training Demonstrations, Interactive Graphic Windows Exercises, Interactive Command-Line Windows Exercises, and Interactive Configuration and Identification Exercises. The simulations are blended into the training, to provide reinforcement of topics, as well as to provide the critical “hands-on” learning experience necessary to gain competency.

    • Understand the fundamentals of computer technology, networking, and IT security
    • Understand operating system (OS) functionality and troubleshooting methodology
    • Identify hardware, peripheral, networking, and security components
    • Know how to perform proper computer safety procedures and best practices
    • Install, configure, upgrade and maintain PC workstations, the Windows OS, and SOHO networks
IT 2013

Network +

96 hours
Length
6 Weeks
Duration

Network + builds on existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks to present fundamental skills and concepts that students will use on the job in any type of networking career. This course is designed to provide network technicians with the foundation-level skills they need to install, operate, manage, maintain, and troubleshoot a corporate network. This course will help prepare students for the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 certification exam. CompTIA recommends students have CompTIA A+ certification or equivalent experience prior to attempting the N10-007 exam. As in the A+ Comprehensive course, students gain critical hands-on experience through a series of Performance Based Exam Prep Simulations. These simulations are a mixture of Operating System and Application Training Demonstrations, Interactive Graphic Windows Exercises, Interactive Command-Line Windows Exercises, and Interactive Configuration and Identification Exercises. The simulations are blended into the training, to provide reinforcement of topics, as well as to provide the critical “hands-on” learning experience necessary to gain competency.

    • Manage and troubleshoot a basic network infrastructure, using common ports and networking protocols
    • Understand and apply networking technologies and basic network design principles
    • Install, configure and differentiate between common network devices
    • Install and manage wired and wireless networks, adhering to standards and using modern testing tools
    • Identify and troubleshoot performance and connectivity issues
IT 3010

Healthcare IT

32 hours
Length
2 Weeks
Duration

The Healthcare IT course serves as a bridge between the IT and Healthcare course curriculum. In this course, students receive a background in HIT standards, regulations, and workflows so they can best understand the healthcare environment. By applying what has been learned in the prerequisite healthcare and IT courses, students will gain a thorough understanding of how to implement and maintain HIT systems in a variety of medical/clinical settings. This course provides a solid understanding of regulatory requirements, healthcare terminology and acronyms, and code of conduct and security best practices. In this course, students are provided hands-on practical application through the use of software demos and exercises.

    • Recognize the structure and complexities of the Medical Environment
    • Learn the fundamentals of Healthcare Information Technology (HIT)
    • Appreciate how to use IT in the Medical Workplace
    • Gain an understanding of the technical components of HIT
    • Provide Medical IT troubleshooting and support
Code Course Duration
HI 1011 6 Weeks
HI 1018 4 Weeks
IT 2012 6 Weeks
IT 2013 6 Weeks
IT 3010 2 Weeks
Total Program Duration 24 Weeks

Healthcare IT Technician

Job Opportunities

Career Potential

EMR and EHR Assistant

$35,000 – $74,000
Estimated Salary
Entry Level

Electronic Medical Record Associate

$21,000 – $40,000
Estimated Salary
Career Potential

Technology Specialist

$37,000 – $79,000
Estimated Salary