Certified Coding & Billing
Healthcare organizations are demanding trained coders and billers, and jobs are growing at a record pace. After completing your coursework, you’ll be prepared to sit for the national certification exam and earn a Certified Coding Associate (CCA) certificate. Certified Coding Associate (CCA) certification is a nationally recognized credential that can better position you for opportunities in the health field. Passing the CCA exam helps candidates separate themselves from non-credentialed health coders.
- Medical Terminology
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Healthcare Delivery Systems
- ICD-10 Coding
- CPT Coding
- Reimbursement Methodology
- Pathophysiology and Pharmacology
- Health Information Management
Patient Care Technician
A Patient Care Technician (PCT) has an essential role providing hands-on care in hospitals, clinics and nursing homes. A PCT is a phlebotomist and is licensed and certified to operate an electrocardiogram machine. The job requires a professional, empathetic demeanor, especially when working with patients who may be scared, weak or very sick.
- PCT includes CNA certification in addition to phlebotomy and electrocardiography.
- Current CNAs can take our Phlebetomy/EKG program to receive a PCT certificate.
- Those certified in Phlebetomy/EKG can take our NY State Certified CNA program to earn your PCT Certification.
Phlebetomy and EKG
Become a valued member of the healthcare team! You'll learn to obtain and handle blood specimens correctly, how to perform electrocardiography (EKG), and develop an understanding of the basic anatomy and electrophysiology of the cardiac system.
- Option to study days or evenings
- Five-week or seven and a half-week program
Learn to interpret rhythms such as atrial fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia, premature ventricular and atrial contractions, Type I, II and III heart blocks and many more. The ECG course will cover the anatomy and physiology of the heart and delve into the rhythmicity of cardiac tissue. You will learn to correlate different heart medications to specific cardiac rhythms. Upon successful course completion, students are eligible to take the Certified EKG Tech Examination offered by the NHA.
Monroe’s comprehensive course prepares you for an entry-level position in a retail, hospital, long-term care, home-health care, or physician office pharmacy. Learn to assist the pharmacist and to perform necessary daily tasks, including basic medication preparation, dosage calculations, compounding, IV admixture, patient information maintenance, and inventory and quality control. Employment of pharmacy technicians is projected to grow 12 percent from now to 2026, faster than the average for all occupations.
Certified Nursing Assistant
As a certified nursing assistant or CNA, you'll help patients with daily living activities plus their healthcare needs, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).
- NY state-certified program
- Option to study day or evenings
- Laboratory plus field experience
Basic Life Support
Monroe offers an American Heart Association certification course. Designed for healthcare professionals and those entering a medical or allied health program, this CPR/AED Course will include the basic techniques of adult and pediatric CPR and use of an Automated External Defibrillator. The course includes one- and two-person rescue techniques. Upon completion of this course, students receive an American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Course Completion Card that is valid for two years.
CASAC - Substance Abuse Counseling
Given the current societal trends which focus on the increasing demand for substance abuse counselors, you will gain the skills needed to help people with addictions to alcohol and other drugs. The Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) 30-credit program provides you with a solid foundation that can lead to career advancement in the human services and health care fields. Learn to assess level and type of addiction, identify associated life issues, and set up treatment plans. You’ll be equipped with strategies for early intervention, prevention, and treatment. Certain courses may satisfy requirements in some other undergraduate programming. Satisfactory completion of the program will provide you with the opportunity to receive your CASAC-T certificate from the NYS Office of Alcoholism & Substance Abuse Services (OASAS).
Business Administration Certificate
Monroe’s Business Administration Certificate program is designed for international students. It’s a short-term education experience focused on American culture, education, and businesses. Plus, Monroe’s New York location means you'll study with professionals who have made it in the financial and commercial capital of the U.S.
Mastering QuickBooks can take you a long way into the accounting world, as well as open up positions in branding, organization, and business. This course offers a hands-on approach to integrated accounting using computerized accounting software. It consists of several major accounting systems: general ledger, accounts receivable, accounts payable, inventory, payroll, and end-of-period procedures. Upon completion of this course, you'll qualify to sit for the QuickBooks certification exam.
Bookkeeping & Quickbooks
The Bookkeeping and QuickBooks User certificates are designed to help you begin a career, improve your skills, or gain the AIPB & Intuit certification recognition that will help you to advance in this field. Employment as a certified bookkeeper can also lead to career moves into accounting, management, human resource, or finance positions. This program is endorsed by the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers and will prepare you for the AIPB certificate exam. Completion of the certificate prepares you to work independently as a full-charge bookkeeper.
Certified Associate in Project Management
When it comes to the job market, what stands out on a resume is proof of skill, hard work, and commitment. That’s what the CAPM gives you. The certificate shows you’re serious about project management, it shows you’ve taken time to train in planning, scoping, scheduling, budgeting, communication, and change management.
Microsoft Office Excel Specialist
In this course, you will learn the functionalities of Microsoft Excel 2016. This course by Lifelong Learning takes users to an advanced level of proficiency, including data analytics, pivot tables, data lookup, logical statements, MIS reporting, and more. Mastering Excel is an invaluable tool, whether you're looking for your first job or focusing on growth in your current career. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of completion and can sit for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam 77-420.
Security Guard Training
This is a required course by New York State and is the first step in obtaining a security guard registration card from the New York Department of State. The course provides you with a general overview of the duties and responsibilities required of a security guard. Topics covered include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, and ethics. You must pass the written certification exam with a minimum score of 70% in order to be certified.
Bilingual Education Extension Certificate
You will be qualified to provide specialized support to emergent bilingual children in bilingual or monolingual English classrooms in New York State's public, private, and charter schools, and in early childhood centers.