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Boost Your Career in Medical Claims with an Online Medical Terminology Course

The American healthcare industry is growing exponentially, and a medical terminology course can help assure your success working within this world. The expansion of this industry is creating jobs that are increasingly specific to particular facets of the medical process. As a medical claims specialist, your area of involvement exists within the ever-essential conduit of money flow from one entity to another. You are tasked with mediating between providers and insurance companies concerning payment for medical goods and services rendered to policyholders. This area relies heavily on terminology...

Recruiting Solutions: How PXT Select Can Minimize the Cost of Bad Hires

As a recruiter, you strive to avoid the cost of a bad hire while instead, pinpointing the candidate that will enable the workflow to flourish. Often times during the hiring process, however, an unqualified or unsuitable candidate ends up getting the job. The results of this are exponential...

The Importance of an Anatomy and Physiology Foundation

Now that you've decided to enter the healthcare field, where do you start? Many experts state that taking an anatomy and physiology course is critical for long-term success. Before you decide to move forward and start an online anatomy and physiology course, it's best to understand why this foundation of knowledge is vital to your medical career. Let's take a closer look.

Did You Know That These Healthcare Careers Start with Medical Terminology?

Medical Terminology is a basic requirement for nearly every healthcare related career path. Recognizing, understanding, and pronouncing basic medical terms, abbreviations, and more is critical for success in a clinical environment or behind the scenes support role. And medical terminology courses don't just teach you vocabulary. You'll learn how to break down complex medical terms concepts into prefixes, suffixes and word roots so that you can decipher them.

An In-depth Look at Our Online Anatomy and Physiology Course

For many future healthcare careers, a foundation in anatomy and physiology is essential. Beginning with an introduction to the organization, structures, and functions of the human body, the Corexcel course will provide the very building blocks you'll need to succeed. You will be able to take a closer look at common diseases, disorders, and conditions that will help you better understand the needs of patients or administration.

Resolving Conflict in the Office with DiSC

Interoffice relationships can be tricky. Having many different personality types in an environment can create challenges for any business. These types also have different communication styles and knowing a bit more about each style can assist in those challenges. DiSC is an assessment that places everyone into four main personality styles. Personality profiles have become effective tools to consider for helping managers and team members work together more effectively. Here are simplified suggested guidelines you can use to help resolve conflict in your workplace.

A Career in ICD-10 Medical Coding: What You Should Know

A course in medical coding can expand your career opportunities in the medical industry. These codes form the basis for defining patient information in health records, medical claims and outcomes reporting. Before you take a course in medical coding, it might be helpful to get a better understanding of ICD-10 and what it can mean for your career. Here are some general ideas to help you grow your career in medical coding.

Making the Most of Your Online Course

Whether you want to learn a new skill or enhance your current professional experience, online classes can help you advance your education without interrupting your day-to-day life. But how do you ensure that you are getting the most out of your online education? Here are some ways to make the process more productive and ensure that your time and money is well spent.

4 Study Tips to Learn Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology is a key skill for a variety of jobs within the industry. Whether you are interested in medical transcription, billing and coding, medical administration, or clinical roles, knowing the terms will be essential for your success. There are a variety of ways to learn this skill, but taking online courses can give you many added benefits, including the ability to learn in your own way and at your own pace. But how do you ensure that you retain this information? Here are some tips on studying medical terminology.

Study Tips to Ace Anatomy and Physiology Classes Online

Knowledge of anatomy and physiology is essential for jobs in the medical industry. All the Latin and Greek phrases, with complex prefixes and suffixes, can be challenging even for someone with an incredible memory. But memorization isn't the only strategy that works for learning and remembering anatomy and physiology. Here are some tried and true methods that can help you succeed.

Top 4 Reasons to Train in Medical Coding

The New Year is always a good time to reassess your long-term career plans. For many, going back to school or pursuing new training opportunities is a good way to increase earning potential. One of the most popular industries is medical coding. If you're considering this field, what are the benefits to training in medical coding and what is the next step to make it happen?

Top Benefits of Using DiSC Profiles in the Workplace

With so many companies using DiSC profile assessments as a business tool, it is easy to see why they're widely considered the best on the market. They facilitate communication, improve understanding between managers and employees, and foster good working relationships among coworkers. DiSC tests are easy to use and the results are easy to understand. So what are the key benefits of DiSC assessments and how do you use them for your business? Let's take a closer look.

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Press Releases


Project Management Professional Courses Updated

With the release of the Sixth Edition of A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK Guide), Corexcel has updated its Project Management Professional courses to reflect the new content. These courses supplement and reinforce the knowledge areas of the PMBOK Guide, and they are perfect for project managers preparing for the PMP Certification Exam. Please visit our project management skills page to register or learn more about our PMP training.

New Course Alert: Management Guides for Information Technology and Customer Service

Corexcel has released two new courses for managers. The first, A Manager's Guide to Information Technology, discusses the basics of IT such as differences in operating systems and programming languages, application software, and data and information security. This online course will help managers understand technical concepts and have informed dialogue with IT staff. The second course, A Manager's Guide to Superior Customer Service, will help managers design a comprehensive customer experience plan. It help managers provide customer service reps with guidance in building customer loyalty, exceeding expectations, and dealing with difficult customers.

To learn more about these and other Corexcel management programs, please visit: https://business-skills.corexcel.com/courses/management

Corexcel Releases Course to Guide Nurses through Conflict Resolution

The nursing floor can be a stressful work environment and can lead to tension and personality clashes. This new online course from Corexcel examines conflict in nursing and helps nurses and managers resolve conflict in the workplace. Upon successful completion of Conflict Resolution in Nursing, nurses will earn 1.5 ANCC contact hours.

New Course Alert: Security Awareness Training

To help companies combat security breaches in today's high-tech business world, Corexcel has released an online Cyber Awareness Training course to help employees understand potential security risks and the precautions they need to take when working with sensitive data. This course is designed for professionals with little to no IT experience and is affordable at only $15 per employee. It will help raise the security awareness of your company and get employees thinking about keeping private data secure when working from home or accessing data through the cloud or from mobile devices.

Certificate in Cybersecurity Program Released by Corexcel

Information security is a key component of any business continuity plan in today's online world. Corexcel has recently released an online Certificate in Cybersecurity program to help professionals combat cyber attacks and meet data protection compliance standards. This series of online courses will cover topics such as network security, identity protection, risk assesment, security testing, and software engineering. The suite consists of eight courses that can be taken individually or as part of the certificate program. Register today to begin learning the critical elements of information security.

Frontotemporal Disorders Online Nursing CE Course

Corexcel is offering a new nursing continuing education course on frontotemporal disorders (FTD). This online course will help healthcare professionals recognize the signs and symptoms of frontotemporal dementia. It discusses care and treatment options for persons diagnosed with FTD. Upon successful completion of Frontotemporal Disorders, nurses will earn 1.8 ANCC contact hours.

Biologics and MABs Online Nursing CE Course

A new nursing continuing education course on biologics and MABs is now being offered. This CE course discusses immunosuppression, biologics, and monoclonal antibodies (MABs). The effect of these drugs on patients who are potentially immunocompromised, the increasing use of biologics in treating autoimmune and other disorders, and key factors in assessing for and preventing infections and other risks associated with these therapies. Upon successful completion of Biologics and MABs, nurses will earn 3.4 ANCC contact hours.

Corexcel Releases Online Medical Coding Course

Corexcel has just released a new online course for medical coding. This Comprehensive Medical Coding course trains students in the ICD-10-CM/PCS, HCPCS Level II, and CPT coding systems. Upon successful completion students will earn 20.0 AAPC-approved CEUs. This title is a great follow-up to our medical terminology and anatomy & physiology courses and fills a need for students who are entering the medical coding field.

Domestic Violence Online Nursing CE Course

A new nursing continuing education course on domestic violence is now being offered. This CE course discusses domestic violence in a healthcare setting and how to recognize the signs and symptoms in order to support abuse victims. Upon successful completion of Domestic Violence, nurses will earn 2.0 ANCC contact hours. This course is Florida Board approved to meet the requirement for two hours of domestic violence CE every third renewal.

Childhood Obesity Online Nursing CE Course

Corexcel has released a new nursing continuing education course on childhood obesity. This CE course discusses the underlying factors and effects of obesity in children. Prevention methods and the role of nurses are also covered. Upon successful completion of Childhood Obesity, nurses will earn 5.76 ANCC contact hours.

New Nursing CEU Course: Preventing Medication Errors

Corexcel has just added a new continuing education course for nurses, Preventing Medication Errors. This online course is Florida Board approved to meet the two hour requirement relating to prevention of medical errors that must be completed each renewal period. Successful completions of this course will be reported to CE Broker for Florida-licensed nursing professionals.

New Nursing CEU Alert: Pediatric Immunization Schedule Online Course

From the recent measles outbreaks at Disneyland to the effective rate of this season's flu vaccine, the controversy surrounding pediatric immunizations is everywhere: news, social media, Capitol Hill, and, of course, healthcare facilities nationwide. Stay current on the recommended pediatric schedule with our new, online nursing CEU course, Pediatric Immunizations: Immunization Schedule and Recommendations.