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Healthcare is one of the fastest growing career fields. However, it takes the right skill and the right certifications to set yourself apart.

At the Institute for Professional Excellence, we understand the true importance and value of developing skills and achieving certifications. Our programs fit the needs of top employers and can give you the strategic ability to achieve more.

Explore our current course offerings

Questions? Contact us at 616-233-2589 or ipex@davenport.edu for more information.

At your organization: IPEx professional development programs can be customized and delivered at your workplace, or a location of your choice. To learn more about these programs or to inquire about pricing, please contact ipex@davenport.edu.


Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Exam Prep

A private loan payment option is now available! If you're interested in this option, please call us at 616-233-2589 before registering.

The CPC Exam Prep course has been designed by coding experts to introduce and strengthen coding skills to help you successfully pass the CPC exam and achieve more in your career.

Medical Coding specialists are in high demand with a shortage of qualified candidates. According to the AAPC, certified coders earn an average 20% higher salary than non-certified coders and many employers now require certification for new hires.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply official coding guidelines and conventions when assigning diagnosis and procedure codes
  • Effectively access and use the CPT®, ICD-10-CM, and HCPCS code manuals
  • Code a wide variety of patient charts using CPT®, ICD-10-CM and HCPCS codes
  • Successfully pass the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam offered by AAPC

To receive a certificate of completion, you must receive a passing score of 73%. Earning your CPC credential through AAPC makes you eligible to receive 6 credits toward your degree at Davenport University.

CPC Exam Prep Registration

GRAND RAPIDS
DOWNTOWN
February 21 - May 23, 2019
Thursdays from 5 – 10 p.m.
(Class discussion begins at 6pm.)
REGISTER
GRAND RAPIDS
DOWNTOWN
February 2 - June 1, 2019
Every other Saturday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
REGISTER
WARREN February 20 - May 22, 2019
Wednesdays from 5 - 10 p.m.
(Class discussion begins at 6pm.)
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Medical Terminology

COST: $399

LENGTH: 4 weeks

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A private loan payment option is now available! If you're interested in this option, please call us at 616-233-2589 before registering.

Quickly master the basics of medical terminology. This 4-week online course omits time-consuming, nonessential information and helps you build a working medical vocabulary of the most frequently encountered suffixes, prefixes, and word roots.

Learn medical terms in the context of human anatomy and physiology to help you understand exactly how they are used in practice. You will be amazed at how easily medical terminology becomes part of your everyday vocabulary.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Divide words into component parts and learn the meanings of the part
  • Relate terms to understand organs located in the body during health and disease
  • Locate and understand the various body cavities, body divisions, and planes
  • Understand prefixes and suffixes used in medical terminology
  • Discuss the various medical specialties and the medical terms used within each specialty
  • Spell medical terms correctly

Medical Terminology Registration

ONLINE January 7 - February 2, 2019
24/7 access
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Approved as a pre-requisite training to prepare for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) Exam Prep course.

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Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) Exam Prep

A private loan payment option is now available! If you're interested in this option, please call us at 616-233-2589 before registering.

The Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) Exam Prep program provides you with the skills needed to excel in a medical office environment. Learn to manage patients, co-workers, and time with confidence and grace. This program will prepare you to successfully pass the Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA) national certification exam offered by National Healthcareer Association (NHA). This program includes the CMAA exam.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Comply with basic medical ethics as well as HIPAA/HITECH, OSHA, CMS regulations
  • Understand and utilize medical terminology for administrative duties in a medical facility
  • Evaluate a medical office’s scheduling needs and appropriately book patient services
  • Accurately obtain patient information, verify insurance coverage, and prepare encounter forms
  • Correctly file medical records and perform basic financial and other general office procedures
  • Manage medical documents including medical billing and coding processes
  • Create a positive and engaging patient experience

CMAA Exam Prep Registration

GRAND RAPIDS
DOWNTOWN
December 4, 2018 - March 26, 2019
Tuesdays from 6-9 p.m.
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