Health Care >> Healthcare Information
« back to courses page

Healthcare Information

Click on any course title to see a full course description.

If you have questions, you may call us at 757-822-1234 or email us at wfdinfo@tcc.edu. Please provide the course title and number you have questions about when calling or emailing. 

 
Medical Billing and Coding is currently one of the fastest-growing professions in allied health! There is a demand in the healthcare industry for individuals with knowledge of office operations including diagnostic and procedural coding and insurance forms processing. This program prepares students to improve their career opportunities or enter this in-demand field as a medical billing specialist, medical coder, or medical office manager. Students will learn how to code disorders, services, and procedures for all systems of the body.   Students who successfully complete this 252 clock hour course will receive a Certificate of Completion from Tidewater Community College for 25.2 CEUs. Students will also register, prepare for, and take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) Certification examination! Prerequisites and/or Co-requisites High school diploma or GED: provide copy to instructor/program director PC Requirements: Internet connection, e-mail capability, Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Reader, and computer speakers
View Details »
There is a demand in the healthcare industry for individuals with knowledge of office operations including diagnostic and procedural coding and insurance forms processing. This program prepares students to improve their career opportunities or enter this in-demand field as a medical billing specialist, medical coder, or medical office manager. Students will learn how to code disorders, services, and procedures for all systems of the body.   Students who successfully complete this 188.5 clock hour course will receive a Certificate of Completion from Tidewater Community College for 18.85 CEUs. Students will also register, prepare for, and take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) Certification examination. Medical Billing & Coding approved credential certificate - WCG

300187

Start date: 07/18/17

End date: 02/08/18

Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (7/18/2017-2/8/2018)

90 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu .

Tuition: $4,169.25

Location : TCC VA Beach Campus Location : 
  TCC VA Beach Campus.

Instructor : WD Staff 

Please read: I am enrolling in this class as part of the ...More

Room :  BLDG M: Regional Health Professions: Room MN206



View Details »
Administrative Medical Assisting is one of the fastest growing careers in the health care industry today. The need for professionals that understand how to utilize computerized medical office software and perform administrative office procedures is growing substantially. Physician practices, hospitals, chiropractic practices, and other health care providers all depend on administrative professionals for day-to-day-support. In the Administrative Medical Assistant course you will learn medical terminology, patient confidentiality, scheduling, customer service, basic patient documentation, and basic billing as well as other administrative duties required by front office personnel. Details

300132

Start Date: upon registration

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Self-Paced

Online 24/7

Tuition: $4,885.00

Location : Online



View Details »
With the move to electronic medical records and other computer-based health information systems, medical offices and healthcare agencies are in need of administrative professionals who can navigate these complex systems. This course will prepare students to become Certified Electronic Health Records Specialists and join the growing ranks of this new allied health field. This course will provide a comprehensive education in all aspects of electronic health records, including implementing electronic systems, managing systems, troubleshooting, entering and retrieving patient information, maintaining patient confidentiality, and other topics associated with electronic health records and computer-based health information systems. Through a variety of learning activities, including practice in a simulated electronic records system, students will learn the skills necessary to become an Electronic Health Records Specialist. Details

300099

Start Date: upon registration

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Self-Paced

Online 24/7

Tuition: $1,495.00

Location : Online



View Details »

Clinical Medical Assistant - WCGrant arrow

Click to choose from multiple offerings

Introduction to Coding:  ICD-10-CM, CPT Manual and National Codes is a hybrid course.  This includes face-to-face class time as well as computer based graded tests/quizzes on Blackboard.  Topics to be covered are: ICD-10-CM usage in Physician and Outpatient settings ICD-10-CM codes on a CMS 1500 insurance form List the uses of ICD-10-CM Explain ICD-10-CM Coding conventions/rules for each ICD-9-CM Chapter Define the steps to assign an ICD-10-CM code Assign ICD-10-CM as appropriate ICD-9-CM comparison with ICD-10-CM Learn the rules and guidelines for the CPT, and Level II HCPCS coding systems. Define the differences between CPT and HCPCS codes and their appropriate use. Assign CPT codes and Level II codes for services provided by healthcare personnel Applying the rules to code physician and outpatient services for Evaluation and Management, Anesthesia, Surgery, Radiology, Pathology/Laboratory, & Medicine. Examine the different categories found in CPT and the different levels of HCPCS. Show the association between ICD-10-CM codes with CPT/HCPCS codes in the reimbursement process No pre-requisites. Books are included in the course fee.  

300185

Start date: 10/03/17

End date: 01/25/18

Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (10/3/2017-1/25/2018)

51 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu .

Tuition: $2,670.00

Location : TCC VA Beach Campus Location : 
  TCC VA Beach Campus.

Instructor : Margaret Theodorakis 

Please read: I am enrolling in this class as part of the ...More

Room :  BLDG M: Regional Health Professions: Room MN206



View Details »
Introduction to Coding:  ICD-10-CM, CPT Manual and National Codes is a hybrid course.  This includes face-to-face class time as well as computer based graded tests/quizzes on Blackboard.  Topics to be covered are: ICD-10-CM usage in Physician and Outpatient settings ICD-10-CM codes on a CMS 1500 insurance form List the uses of ICD-10-CM Explain ICD-10-CM Coding conventions/rules for each ICD-9-CM Chapter Define the steps to assign an ICD-10-CM code Assign ICD-10-CM as appropriate ICD-9-CM comparison with ICD-10-CM Learn the rules and guidelines for the CPT, and Level II HCPCS coding systems. Define the differences between CPT and HCPCS codes and their appropriate use. Assign CPT codes and Level II codes for services provided by healthcare personnel Applying the rules to code physician and outpatient services for Evaluation and Management, Anesthesia, Surgery, Radiology, Pathology/Laboratory, & Medicine. Examine the different categories found in CPT and the different levels of HCPCS. Show the association between ICD-10-CM codes with CPT/HCPCS codes in the reimbursement process  

300212

Start date: 02/13/18

End date: 05/24/18

Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (2/13/2018-5/24/2018)

45 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu .

Tuition: $0.00

Location : TCC VA Beach Campus Location : 
  TCC VA Beach Campus.

Instructor : Margaret Theodorakis 

Room :  TBA



View Details »
Introduction to Body Systems is a hybrid course.  This includes face-to-face class time as well as computer based graded tests/quizzes on Blackboard.  Topics to be covered are:  General Anatomy Cells and chromosomes Body Systems and Disease Processes – Immune System and Pathogens – Neoplasms Homeostasis and Body Systems -Nervous System - Circulatory and Respiratory System Body Systems - Digestive System -Genitourinary System - Menstrual Cycle and Pregnancy Body Systems - Musculoskeletal System - Skin and Subcutaneous Tissues - Trauma and the Body - Congenital Disorders No pre-requisites. Attendance is mandatory.  

300211

Start date: 01/16/18

End date: 02/08/18

Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (1/16/2018-2/8/2018)

12 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu .

Tuition: $0.00

Location : TCC VA Beach Campus Location : 
  TCC VA Beach Campus.

Instructor : Victoria Morris 

Room :  TBA



View Details »
Health care is changing, and the role of the Medical Assistant is more important than ever. The Medical Assistant is the most versatile member of the healthcare team and is an important part of the successful physician practice. Although the skills the Medical Assistant performs will vary among medical offices, this course will fully prepare the student with a wide variety of skills, making him or her an essential part of the healthcare team. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of all aspects of clinical medical assisting, including care and management of the patient, the different body systems, administering and injecting medications, insurance and coding requirements, the special needs of pediatric and geriatric patients, and employment opportunities and strategies for Medical Assistants.  Details

160017

Start Date: upon registration

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Self-Paced

Self-Paced

Tuition: $2,740.00

Location : Online

Please read: Prerequisite: This on-line class is intended ...More

Call 757-822-1234 to register


View Details »
Medical Billing and Coding is currently one of the fastest-growing professions in allied health!   There is a demand in the healthcare industry for individuals with knowledge of office operations including diagnostic and procedural coding and insurance forms processing. This program prepares students to improve their career opportunities or enter this in-demand field as a medical billing specialist, medical coder, or medical office manager. Students will learn how to code disorders, services, and procedures for all systems of the body.   Students who successfully complete this 252 clock hour course will receive a Certificate of Completion from Tidewater Community College for 25.2 CEUs. Students will also register, prepare for, and take the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) Certified Billing and Coding Specialist (CBCS) Certification examination!   Cost: $3,099 (includes books, exam review materials, and CBCS Credential Exam) This is an approved New Economy Workforce Credential Grant (WCG) program. If domicile, students are only required to pay 1/3 of this cost. Additional financial aid may be available! Visit our website for more information: tcc.augusoft.net                                     Prerequisites: High School Diploma or GED PC Requirements: Internet connection, email capability, Adobe Flash Player, Adobe Reader and computer speakers        

300214

Start date: 11/28/17

End date: 06/12/18

Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM (11/28/2017-6/12/2018)

85 sessions.

Days of the Week : Weekly - Tue, Wed, Thu .

Tuition: $3,099.00

Location : TCC VA Beach Campus Location : 
  TCC VA Beach Campus.

Instructor : Multiple Instructor :
 1.Victoria Morris  2.Frances Barnes  3.Margaret Theodorakis 

Please read: I am enrolling in this class as part of the ...More

Room :  TBA



View Details »