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Old 09-24-2012, 07:44 PM
 
Location: 77380
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Thoughts from anyone in the healthcare field about something like this? Cost is about $2300, it's offered from my alma mater and a little more advanced coursework-wise than local community colleges...I'm a career changer with a prior master's degree in public service management...have been involved in the HC field as an end user , volunteer and occasional employee for many years. The other day I walked into a doctor's office and had an 'aha' moment: I could see myself working there.

Not interested in anything more clinical/hands-on (i.e. nursing) for other reasons, among them the time/$ commitment and a chronic medical condition that might limit my ability to do certain jobs. Our future plans may include moving to KY or back to FL, so I could also see this being more transferable (?)...

If not Administrative Medical Specialist (AMS), what about other certificates listed?
Thanks in advance for any replies!
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Old 09-29-2012, 04:21 PM
 
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Your local community college would be the absolute FIRST place to look and can give you information related to Health Information Technology, Medical Office Administration, etc at substantially less $$.
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