Electronic Medical Records Curriculum

This real-world training program is developed by professional educators and health information experts. The Electronic Medical Records course curriculum is easy to follow and includes real EMR navigation examples you may actually use on the job.

Program Description

Students learn about the importance and functionality of electronic medical records and receive hands-on training with two cloud-based EMR systems. Topics include adding, editing, storing, and retrieving patient information; using provider databases to facilitate continuity of care; generating coding and billing reports; assisting providers and clinicians with charting functions; and identifying information errors. Special emphasis is placed on professional standards for EMRs, HIPAA privacy and security, and guidelines for release of information.

Program Objectives

After completing the Electronic Medical Records program, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the typical electronic health record (EHR) system, summarize the categories of data maintained on this type of system, and outline standard processes involved with entering, storing, manipulating, and retrieving patient information.
  2. Summarize the portions of the HIPAA Privacy Rule dealing with protected health information (PHI), confidentiality, and disclosure, and describe the circumstances under which information may be released without patient consent.
  3. Navigate cloud-based EMR software systems and use them to enter new patient information, encounter notes, physician information, insurance claims, and charting information.

Our Electronic Medical Records course curriculum was designed to enable you to advance in your career in the medical coding field. Call 1-800-957-5412 or enroll now.