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A&M-Texarkana EECD announces upcoming medical courses

A&M-Texarkana EECD announces upcoming medical courses

TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana is offering two courses this spring through the Office of Extended Education and Community Development beginning Feb. 5 and 6.

Electronic Health Records Management – This course runs from Feb. 6-May 10 and is designed to prepare students to understand and use electronic records in a medical practice. The course reviews the implementation and management of electronic health information using common electronic data interchange systems and maintaining the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the electronic health record. The cost is $1,999 and includes textbooks, and is offered Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:00-9:30pm on the Texas A&M-Texarkana campus located at 7101 University Avenue.  http://www.tamut.edu/eecd/ehrm.html

Medical Billing and Coding – This course runs from Feb. 5-April 25 and delivers the skills students need to solve insurance billing and coding problems. It details proper assignment of codes and the process to file claims for reimbursement. With the transition to ICD-10, effective as of October 1, 2015, this course will also provide training in ICD-10- CM. The cost is $1,899 and includes textbooks, and is offered Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00-9:30pm on the Texas A&M-Texarkana campus located at 7101 University Avenue. http://www.tamut.edu/eecd/medical-billing.html

Shelley Caraway, the Executive Director of Extended Education and Community Development, says “These medical courses are the perfect training courses for someone that is looking for a career from home too. Skills in medical billing and electronic health records open many doors for work-from-home opportunities in the medical field as well as in a clinical setting.”

Texas A&M University-Texarkana supports our military families.  Spouses of active duty military personnel can now use Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) to pay for more than 80 career training and educational programs at TAMU Texarkana, including these two courses. MyCAA, funded through the Department of Defense, provides up to $4000 in funding for those who qualify. For more information on the MyCAA, visit http://www.tamut.edu/eecd/military-spouse-funded-courses.html.

For more information on all classes or the office of EECD, visit http://www.tamut.edu/EECD/Center-for-Legal-Studies/index.html or contact Shelley Caraway, executive director of Extended Education and Community Development, at EECD@tamut.edu or (903) 334-6683.

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