Programs Available at AmeriTech College Online:Health Information Technology
This program is offered exclusively online in an asynchronous format. All program courses are designed for interaction between faculty and students and among students that encourages participation. This program provides students with a solid academic foundation and the critical skills needed in the health information technology field. Successful graduates will be well-prepared to technically analyze and evaluate health records according to standards established by current law, regulations and accrediting agencies. Students will be able to compile and utilize various types of administrative and health statistics e.g., patient census, daily discharge analysis, monthly patient data reports and vital statistics. Students will learn to code symptoms, diseases, operations, procedures and other therapies according to recognized classifications systems. Students will also prepare health data information for computer processing, storage and retrieval as well as maintain and utilize a variety of health record indices. As a result of training received, students will be able to abstract and retrieve health information used for evaluating patient care and planning in health care and health related programs. In addition, students will be able to provide data to health care facility staff in quality management studies, utilization review, risk management, planning and research activities.Medical Coding and Reimbursement
This program is offered exclusively online in an asynchronous format. All program courses are designed for interaction between faculty and students and among students that encourages participation. This program provides students with a solid academic foundation and the critical skills needed in healthcare billing, reimbursement, and coding practices, and the technologies that support them. Successful graduates will be well-prepared to enter the healthcare field as coding and reimbursement Specialists in physician-based practices and outpatient and in-patient healthcare facilities, with a valuable level of general education, technological competence, interpersonal abilities, and a keen understanding of the value and importance of correct billing and coding. The program covers the necessary range of topics needed for high-level Coding and Reimbursement Specialists including a general education in academic and technology subjects. The program also has a special emphasis on billing and coding skills, related ethical and legal issues a Coding Reimbursement Specialist will need to know, to office procedures for billing and coding including necessary computing practices. Focusing entirely on the skills that are truly needed in order for a student to succeed in the marketplace, this Coding and Reimbursement Degree provides a student the ability find a top level position as a Coding and Reimbursement Specialist in any area where billing and coding are required.RN to BSN Degree Completion Program - Associate of Applied Science Degree
This program is offered exclusively online in an asynchronous format. This program will prepare registered nurses with the knowledge and skills required to extend their practice options for a variety of clinical and management/leadership positions. With a conceptual framework based on holistic nursing practice, graduates will integrate concepts of caring that support the interrelationships of the bio-psychosocial-spiritual dimensions of the human experience. The program will build upon the foundational education of registered nurses and offer coursework in general education, and nursing major courses to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.