Begin Your Allied Healthcare Career with Lamson!
Medical Biller/Coder/Office Assistant, Medical Assistant, and Lab Assistant Programs are Enrolling Now!
As the United States’ healthcare industry has grown over recent years there has been an increasing demand for medical professionals, and allied healthcare workers in particular. What, or who, are allied healthcare professionals? A term used to classify up to 100 different healthcare careers, allied health workers are defined as any medical professional besides doctors and nurses. Medical Biller/Coders, Massage Therapists, Chiropractors, Lab Assistants, and Athletic Trainers all fall into this field. Allied healthcare careers are varied and each is unique in its job description, but are generally growing, in-demand fields in today’s economy. At Lamson Institute, we train students for allied healthcare careers, and our Medical Biller/Coder/Office Specialist, Medical Assistant, and Lab Assistant/EKG Technician/Phlebotomist programs are enrolling now! Read on to learn more about how you can join the growing allied healthcare field, with training from Lamson.
The allied healthcare field is filled with interesting, rewarding careers that can offer you the chance of a fulfilling career without an expensive four year degree from a university. At Lamson Institute in San Antonio, Texas, we train students for allied healthcare careers in as few as 9 months! If you are interested in training for a hands-on allied healthcare career, Lamson offers the training programs you need to gain the skills and knowledge for employment in this career path.
Allied healthcare careers require technical knowledge and skills; at Lamson, students learn to perform practical skills by doing, not just reading. Under the supervision of experienced industry instructors, Lamson students gain hands-on practice in a supervised environment. All programs are designed to be completed in a relatively short amount of time, and courses are offered days and evenings. With Lamson, career training is both accessible and achievable.
Lamson’s Medical Biller/Coder/Office Assistant program is achievable in as few as 36 weeks! Students learn the skills needed for employment in this administrative healthcare career, including comprehensive medical coding and billing procedures, current medical software and trends in the insurance industry, current procedural coding and diagnostic coding, claims processing/collection strategies, and how to prepare and file insurance claims and analyze benefits. Upon completion of the 9-month program, students will hold an OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens, and HIPAA certification, each required by potential employers. Graduates will also be prepared to test for either the Certified Professional Coder-A (CPC-A) certification from the AAPC certifying agency or the Medical Billing and Coding (MBC1) certification from the MedCA certifying agency.
Lamson’s Medical Assistant program is similarly achievable in a short amount of time - as few as 36 weeks! Students learn the skills to complete both clinical and administrative tasks, including measuring patients’ vital signs, administering medications and injections, recording information in medical recordkeeping systems, filing and maintaining patients’ medical records, filling out insurance forms, and arranging for hospital admission and laboratory services. Students also learn the communication and interpersonal skills needed to act as a patient coordinator between the patient and the medical staff. Upon completion of this 9-month program students will hold a Basic Life Support For Healthcare Providers (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association (AHA), OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens, and HIPAA certification, each required by potential employers. Graduates will also be prepared to sit for the Certified Medical Assistant (MA1) and/or Certified Clinical & Administrative Assistant (MA1) certifications and can also choose to sit for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician (PH1) certification or the Certified EKG Technician (EKG1) certification from the MedCA certifying agency.
Lamson’s Lab Assistant/EKG Technician/Phlebotomist program can also be completed in as few as 36 weeks! Students learn to perform important clinical procedures, including laboratory procedures for hematology, bacteriology, urinalysis, electrocardiography, and phlebotomy. Students also develop communication and interpersonal skills. Upon completion of this 9-month program students will hold a Basic Life Support For Healthcare Providers (BLS) certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) which is asked for by 9 out of 10 potential employers, and OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens and HIPAA certifications, each required by potential employers. Graduates will also be prepared to test for the Certified Phlebotomy Technician (PH1), Medical Lab Assistant (ML1), and the EKG Technician (EKG1) certifications from the MedCA certifying agency.
With training from Lamson, an accredited member of both the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) and the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET), you can train to enter one of these allied healthcare careers in just 9 months! Lamson’s programs are designed to be both flexible and focused, making career training more accessible and achievable than ever before. Allied healthcare careers including Medical Billing and Coding, Medical Assisting, and Lab Assisting are in demand in today’s economy. You can train for your allied healthcare career with Lamson. Medical Biller/Coder/Office Specialist, Medical Assistant, and Lab Assistant/EKG Technician/Phlebotomist programs are enrolling now! Click here to contact us, or give Lamson a call at 210-729-5699 today!
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