West Virginia has many healthcare postsecondary training programs that can help you reach your career goals. The programs below are a small sample of programs in your area that you may want to consider as you plan for your future after high school.
|Provider||Program Name & URL||Program Description||Modality||Duration (in months)|
|Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College||Medical Billing Specialist (Voucher Included)||The Medical Billing Specialist course offers valuable training in legal, ethical, and regulatory concepts that are central to this field, including HIPAA compliance, fraud and abuse in medical billing, and third-party payer guidelines.
Medical Terminology is truly the language of medicine. In this course, you will study the word parts, structures, and functions of the human body. You will also learn about the disorders and medical procedures that are common to each body system, including musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, nervous, endocrine, integumentary, genitourinary, lymphatic, and immune.
|MedCerts||Health Unit Coordinator||The role of a Health Unit Coordinator has expanded over the years as new technology has been introduced, legal and ethical standards have been tightened, and various supporting roles within the medical environment have evolved. Our thorough certification training program considers this evolution and includes all the training to ensure your success as a HUC.||Online||4|
|Mountwest Community and Technical College||Patient Care Technician||Individuals who complete this course will receive a Certificate of Successful Completion from Mountwest Community & Technical College. Graduates will be eligible for the Certified Patient Care Technician (CPCT/A) national certification exam issued by the National Healthcareer Association (NHA).||In-person||4|
|United Technical Center||Medical Scribe||This program includes extensive training in medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, electronic health records, and HIPPA. It prepares you to take the Medical Scribe Certification exam so you will be ready to work in a physicians’ office, hospital or even from home.||Online||1|
|West Virginia University at Parkersburg||Medical Office Specialist Certificate||This 102-hour comprehensive program will provide a foundation of medical vocabulary while also training students to handle the increasing complexities of healthcare management. Learning how to be a medical billing and coding specialist will give you a competitive edge in the healthcare field. Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared to sit for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam to become a Certified Medical Coder.||In person||5|