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The College of Health Care Professions - Austin

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Dental Assistant

Dental Assistant Certificate

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Dental assistants help dentists in oral procedures like fillings, crowns, extractions, and root canals. They’re also expected to deliver compassionate patient care, as well as manage administrative and office procedures. Once you complete the Dental Assistant Program at The College of Health Care Professions, you will be prepared to take your certification test and well on your way to becoming a state-registered dental assistant.

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Medical Sonographer

Diagnostic Medical Sonographer A.A.S.

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CHCP’s accredited Diagnostic Medical Sonography Associate of Applied Science Degree will prepare you for an exciting career as a Diagnostic Medical Sonographer. A Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (also known as an Ultrasound Technologist) uses a transducer to emit sound waves across specific parts of the body. These sound waves echo and reflect back to the transducer to produce images (also known as sonograms) of the body’s interior. Sonograms are used to highlight internal issues that would not be seen otherwise. In order to be a successful sonographer you must be able to properly operate the ultrasound technology, display compassionate patient care, and embody professionalism at all times. After you complete your sonography training with The College of Health Care Professions, you’ll be prepared with the necessary knowledge and skills to get an entry-level job as an ultrasound sonographer.

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Medical Records and Health Information Technician

Health and Medical Administrative Services A.A.S.

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With an Associate of Applied Science in Health and Medical Administrative Services, you will be able to enter the workforce as a health care administrator. A health care administrator handles the administrative tasks in a healthcare facility. Health care administrators must employ effective communication and customer relations as well as perform organizational and administrative tasks. The College of Health Care Professions' Health and Medical Administrative Services Associate of Applied Science Degree Completion Program prepares you to join the workforce as a health care administrator in less than eight months.

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Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

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With a Medical Coding and Billing Certificate from the College of Health Care Professions, you will be on your way to a rewarding new career as a medical coding and billing specialist.

Medical coding and billing specialists are also known as medical billing and coders, health claim specialists, and medical claim specialists. They use a special coding system to facilitate procedures, label diagnoses, and process insurance claims. Medical coding and billing specialists are required to be organized and pay close attention to details, because vital data must be entered properly. With a Certificate in Medical Coding and Billing from The College of Health Care Professions, you will be able to begin an entry-level career as a medical coding and billing specialist.

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Radiology Tech

Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist with MA Skills Certificate

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Our Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist with Medical Assisting Skills program prepares you for a career as a limited medical radiologic technologist. As an LMRT (also known as a limited X-ray technologist), you will be responsible for performing limited-scope X-rays on the chest, extremities, skull, facial bones, and vertebral column. X-rays (also known as radiographs) are a form of radiation that can penetrate the body, creating images of the body’s interior.

An LMRT is responsible for communicating with patients about the procedures, administering the X-rays, and producing an image that is diagnostically acceptable. Once the images are analyzed, they are sent to other medical personnel for diagnosis. After you finish your Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist with Medical Assistant Skills program at the College of Health Care Professions, you will be well-equipped to take the state licensing exam and begin your new career as a Limited Medical X-ray Technologist.

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Medical Assistant

Medical Assistant Certificate

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With the Medical Assistant Program at The College of Health Care Professions, you will be able to begin your new career as a dedicated health professional ready to join the in-demand health care field and help patients have a positive experience. A medical assistant completes administrative, procedural, and certain clinical tasks in a health care settings and serves as a liaison between patients, insurance companies, providers, and specialists. Medical assistants work in a variety of environments like hospitals, medical offices, outpatient facilities, and surgical centers. This certificate program will give you the opportunity to discover your potential in the medical field, providing a fundamental foundation to guide your success as a medical professional along with providing a great starting point to further your career in health care.

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Surgical Technologist

Surgical Technology A.A.S.

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With an Associate of Applied Science in Surgical Technology from The College of Health Care Professions, you will be prepared for entry-level employment as a surgical technologist. On the surface, surgical technologists assist surgeons in surgery, but really they do much more. Surgical technology encompasses roles and responsibilities in the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative phases of the surgical patient. In the preoperative phase, responsibilities range from preparing the operating room for surgical procedures, ensuring surgical equipment is functioning, and preparing sterile supplies and instruments using aseptic technique. As we enter the intraoperative phase, responsibilities shift to anticipating the needs of the surgical team, passing instruments and supplies using aseptic technique, and handling specimens. The postoperative phase shifts to include assisting in applying dressings to closed wounds, assisting with patient transfer, cleaning the operating room, and/or disinfecting and preparing instruments for sterilization.

As a surgical technologist, it is imperative to be able to anticipate a surgeon’s needs by utilizing active listening and critical thinking. At The College of Health Care Professions, we teach you how to be proficient in all of these vital skills. After you graduate with an AAS degree in Surgical Technology from CHCP, you will be well-equipped to thrive in your next role as a surgical technologist.

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Contact Phone Number

512-617-5700

Address

6630 E. Highway 290 Suite 180
Austin, TX 78723
United States