Healthcare Access Certification

Healthcare access services’ professionals are integral in providing billing, insurance and financial services and support procedures to patients, providers, and payers through the entirety of the healthcare experience.

This two class program is designed to prepare students to earn certification as a Healthcare Access Associate (CHAA) or Healthcare Access Manager (CHAM) through the National Association of Healthcare Access Management (NAHAM). This program will also prepare individuals not in the healthcare field with the knowledge and skills for entry level positions.

Students will learn the principles of medical billing and insurance, and the skills and knowledge required to provide outstanding service in all areas of the healthcare process.

Contact:
Erica Talbert
Associate Dean of Continuing Education
910-362-7176
etalbert@cfcc.edu

Visit the Health Care Access website


Nurse Aide Program

The Nurse Aide [NA] is one of the most vital members of the Health Care Team. A Nurse Aide works under the supervision of a Registered or Licensed Nurse in Nursing Homes, Hospitals, Adult Day Health Centers, Assisted Living Facilities, Rehabilitation Centers, Doctor’s Offices, Personal Homes and is a valued part of the Health Care Team.  Nurse Aides have extensive daily contact with each patient, they are key to providing vital information on the patient’s conditions to the Nurse and other Health Care Team members.

Contact:
Claudina McLiverty
Nurse Aide Instructor / Coordinator
cmcliverty@cfcc.edu
(910) 362-7181

Kelly Jordan
Secretary Health & Life Sciences
kjjordan461@mail.cfcc.edu
(910) 362-7181

Visit the Nurse Aide website


Principals of Medical Coding

This program consists of four core classes and a certification exam review class. The goal is to prepare students to take the Certified Professional Coder(CPC) certification exam provided through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). The program is not intended for those interested in Inpatient or ambulator care coding certification.

The Principles of Medical Coding program is recommended for those with healthcare experience principally in areas such as billing, finance, insurance coding, reimbursement, abstracting, etc.

Contact:
Erica Talbert
Associate Dean of Continuing Education
910-362-7176
etalbert@cfcc.edu

Visit the Medical Coding website


Sign Language for Healthcare Professionals

The ability to effectively communicate with patients who are deaf, or hearing impaired, is essential when working in the healthcare field. Learning Sign Language will help providers meet the healthcare needs of this patient population.

Contact:
Erica Talbert
Associate Dean of Continuing Education
910-362-7176
etalbert@cfcc.edu

Visit the Sign Language for Healthcare Professionals Website


Spanish for Healthcare Professionals

Each year, an increasing number of Spanish-speaking patients are entering the healthcare system. In order to ensure your patient receives outstanding care, outstanding care, it is crucial that as a health professional, you learn Spanish.

Contact:
Erica Talbert
Associate Dean of Continuing Education
910-362-7176
etalbert@cfcc.edu

Visit the Spanish for Healthcare Professionals Website


Substance Abuse Counseling

Certified Substance Abuse Counselors are integral in the addiction treatment process. Through individual and/or group therapy, those in this profession provide support, education, and guidance to persons suffering from drug, alcohol or other addictions.

The re-designed curriculum at CFCC provides students with a series of classes that meet the required 270 clock hours established by the NC Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board (NCSAPPB). Each class is designed to provide students with the most current theory and practices within the field of behavioral health overall, and addiction therapy specifically.

The program will provide students with guidance and support as they move through the didactic part of the certification process.

Contact:
Erica Talbert
Associate Dean of Continuing Education
910-362-7176
etalbert@cfcc.edu

Visit the Substance Abuse Counseling Website


Additional Classes in Health and Life Science

Heartsaver, first aide and AED – TBA

This course is designed for those with little or no healthcare training. An instructor-led, video based course that provides participants with the critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrive. Students will receive a course completion card that is valid for 2 years.

Contact:
Erica Talbert
Associate Dean of Continuing Education
910-362-7176
etalbert@cfcc.edu

This is a 6-hour class

BLS Instructor Led Training

This course is for healthcare professionals. The course trains participants to recognized life-threatening emergencies, provide high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and early use of an AED device.  Students will receive a BLS Course Completion Card that is valid for two years.

Contact:
Erica Talbert
Associate Dean of Continuing Education
910-362-7176
etalbert@cfcc.edu

This is a 4-hour class