Catawba January continuing education offerings
SALISBURY — Registration is now open for several continuing education courses offered by Catawba College and set to begin in January, according to Jan Corriher-Smith, director of continuing education.
A yearlong medical coding course and a one-day notary course begin Jan. 8 and 9, respectively.
The health information profession is expected to expand much faster than average through 2024, and medical coders are in high demand. Catawba’s online medical coding program prepares students for to take the Certified Professional Coding exam through the American Association of Professional Coders.
The program is divided into 10 modules to ensure that each student gains knowledge and skills to complete the CPC exam successfully. The courses teach students how to translate medical documentation into procedural and diagnostic codes.
The program also includes an online internship with on-the-job experience that prepares students to take the coding exam. At the completion of this course, students should be prepared for employment.
The course begins Jan. 8 and will conclude Jan. 20, 2019. Registration will close three days before the start of classes. The course can enroll as many as 30 students.
A notary certification class will be offered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 9.
The North Carolina Department of the Secretary of State Notary Public Section regulates notary policy. Notaries public facilitate commerce by acknowledging signatures, administering oaths and affirmations, and verifying signatures.
Course participants must purchase the current edition of the North Carolina notary manual ,which is available in the campus bookstore.
Other continuing education courses, including E-Notary and Real Estate CE, will be offered in early 2018. A complete schedule of courses is available online.