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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.

Next Gen Leaders: Attracting & Retaining 20-Somethings

In order to develop next gen leaders you need to understand them. What do they look for in a company? What keeps them engaged? What do they need to develop? Jonelle Burns, our 20-Something Marketing Coordinator & Accreditation Services Manager polled her friends to determine what is it 20-somethings need to flourish, and here are the results.

Mobile Manners During Meetings

Are you guilty of texting, emailing or answering a call while you’re in a meeting? You’ll put your phone on silent after reading these statistics on mobile manners during meetings. Put that phone on silent!

10 Inexpensive Employee Recognition Ideas

Everyone loves to be thanked for going above and beyond their role. I'm sure you value your employees and appreciate them for the work they do, but do you think they know? That is the biggest question. Utilize these 10 inexpensive, but effective, employee recognition ideas to thank your employees for a job well done!

Throwback Thursday: Management and Leadership

This Throwback Thursday, we're going back to the basics of management and leadership. What is the difference between the two and why does it matter? Learn more about the difference between leadership and management and how Work of Leaders can help you define management and leadership.

The Year End Review: Training & Development Programs

The only way we can continue to grow is to occasionally look back and reflect on previous successes and lessons learned. The new year is a perfect time to do that. Creating a training and development plan for your staff members is an important piece to the organizational effectiveness puzzle. Learn how to get started and how Corexcel can help you and your team achieve your goals.

Management Tips: 10 Things Extraordinary Bosses Give Their Employees

We all have different management styles, but extraordinary bosses all have one thing in common. They give these 10 things to their employees. Read the blog post to learn how you can keep your team motivated and moving forward in the new year.

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Press Releases


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.

Recorded Webinar: Sharpen Your Leadership Skills

Our previous webinar, Sharpen Your Leadership Skills & Put Your Best Foot Forward in 2015, was a huge hit! We covered research-based leadership best practices, common leadership pitfalls, and how you can implement an effective leadership development program in your organization. The webinar was free to attend and is now available in a recorded version.

New Nursing CEU Courses: Diabetes Mellitus

Corexcel just added two new nursing CEU courses to our growing list of online, self-paced courses. Both courses surround diabetes mellitus, a common, growing public health concern. Take Diabetes Mellitus: Fundamentals for basic information on diabetes, physiology, evidence-based research, and current resources. Diabetes Mellitus: Management will help you develop education plans and help treat patients with diabetes.

Introducing the Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Assessment & Training Materials

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team assessment and training materials has been launched! Designed for intact teams, the training program based on Patrick Lencioni's The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, can help your team discover what it takes to build and maintain a truly cohesive and effective team. Learn more about the Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team today!

New Nursing CEU Course: Fall Prevention Assessment & Safety

Falls are the leading cause of injury deaths among older adults, but they can be prevented. Take our online, self-paced nursing CEU course on Fall Prevention Assessment & Safety to learn the steps you can take to help your patients decrease their chances of having a fall.