Electronic Health Records – MEDITECH Systems Certificate

5 Courses
8 Units
Online Self-Paced
24 Weeks

Learn New Skills Needed in Today’s Technology-Driven Health Care Field

The University of San Diego’s Professional and Continuing Education online EHR certificate program will give you a comprehensive understanding of all aspects of electronic health records using MEDITECH systems technology. This program is designed for health professionals from multiple areas of the healthcare industry, and specifically those who work extensively with record-keeping systems. Our EHR certificate program is also worthwhile for those just entering the field or those transitioning from one area to another.

Certificate Requirements

Complete the requirements below to earn a professional certificate in Electronic Health Records – MEDITECH Systems. The certificate can be completed in as few as two semesters.

Learn more about the benefits and policies of the University of San Diego | Division of Professional and Continuing Education’s certificate programs.

Schedule & Fees

Courses – Enroll in Individual Courses, or Earn a Certificate with Required Courses (8 Units)

All courses from this stream are required for completion of this certificate
Course Date Units Price
Care Coordination — Acute [HLTH-X811] Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled 2 $399
Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled
2
$399
Online Self-Paced
Angie Mendoza

Master the technological skills and gain enhanced knowledge of patient care coordination in acute care scenarios.

Once you have enrolled in your course, log in to your account to access the course Welcome Letter, which includes directions on how to access your online course.

Care Coordination – Ambulatory [HLTH-X812] Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled 1 $199
Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled
1
$199
Online Self-Paced
Lori Allshouse

Learn how to improve patient care using ambulatory ehr and clinical practice ehr to streamline care coordination in the health care setting.

Once you have enrolled in your course, log in to your account to access the course Welcome Letter, which includes directions on how to access your online course.

Diagnostic Services [HLTH-X813] Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled 2 $399
Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled
2
$399
Online Self-Paced
Susan Mattox

Learn to master the various diagnostic electronic health records desktops in University of San Diego’s online Diagnostic EHR support course

Once you have enrolled in your course, log in to your account to access the course Welcome Letter, which includes directions on how to access your online course.

Patient Access & Revenue Cycle [HLTH-X815] Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled 2 $399
Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled
2
$399
Online Self-Paced
Lori Allshouse

Learn to utilize the health information management EHR system for patient access, revenue cycles and proper patient care.

Once you have enrolled in your course, log in to your account to access the course Welcome Letter, which includes directions on how to access your online course.

Provider Experience [HLTH-X820] Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled 1 $199
Start now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled
1
$199
Online Self-Paced
Susan Mattox

Explore the Provider Experience EHR modules – ambulatory care, acute care, and emergency department care – to ensure excellent continuity of care for patients.

Once you have enrolled in your course, log in to your account to access the course Welcome Letter, which includes directions on how to access the Online Orientation and your online course.

$45
$1,640

Learning Method Information

Online Self-Paced

Our online self-paced courses are similar to online fixed-date courses, but are designed to give you a six-month period from time of enrollment to complete all assignments. Like fixed-date courses, online self-paced courses are asynchronous, meaning that you can work on your assignments anytime; the difference being there are no assigned due dates in self-paced courses. Your instructor will provide feedback via written responses on your assignments and exams. Grades are based on completed projects, assignments and exams.

How is the self-paced course structured? Like fixed-date courses, online self-paced courses are asynchronous meaning that you can work on your assignments anytime; the difference being there are no assigned due dates in self-paced courses. The content is divided into learning modules. Each module will cover one or more topics. Within each of the learning modules, you can expect the following components:

  • Module introduction that outlines what you can expect to learn in the module.
  • Required readings (textbook, articles, journals, websites, etc.) and presentations (audio and/or video).
  • Assignments (which may include: written assignments, quizzes, blogs, etc.) based on the readings and presentations.
  • Module conclusion to review the topics and what you should have learned.
  • Typically, there is a final project, paper, or exam due in the last module that culminates all of the topics covered in each of the learning modules. You’ll find that the design of the learning modules has a rhythm to help you manage your time in the course.

Electronic Health Records Certificate Program Curriculum

Enroll in one or more courses to earn graduate level extension credits. You can expect the following from our online EHR self-paced courses:

What You Will Learn

Who Should Attend

If you are just entering the health care field or transitioning between career tracks within health care, this certificate will give you the skills needed to successfully navigate various proficiencies within an Electronic Health Records system. This certificate program is truly for everyone – all material will be relevant to those with previous medical experience as well as those just beginning their health care careers.

Benefits of USD’s Electronic Health Records – MEDITECH Certificate Program

The certificate program is an online self-paced program comprised of five courses which may be taken in any order: Care Coordination – Acute, Care Coordination – Ambulatory, Diagnostic EHR Services, Patient Access & Revenue Cycle, and Provider Experience. These courses may also be taken individually.

Earn your Electronic Health Records professional certificate by taking the seven required courses. Students have a maximum of five years to complete all of the courses to earn their certificate.

Instructors

Professional development courses offered by the University of San Diego’s Division of Professional & Continuing Education are taught by faculty that possess a depth and breadth of academic and real-world professional experience.

Careers Outlook

Employment opportunities in the health care field are expected to grow by over 2.6 million new jobs by 2030 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). With so many new and emerging opportunities, employers are going to have to compete heavily to attract and retain the most talented and educated health care professionals.

This makes furthering your education and diversifying your skillset all the more important. With expertise in a wide variety of healthcare concepts, you will not only be well suited for many job roles, you will also be in demand by the employer of your choosing.

Industry Insights

16 %

Job growth

$75,040

Median salary


Career Opportunities

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the requirements for completing a certificate program?

Requirements for completing a certificate can be found on the certificate page.

Are the continuing education courses transferable to a master degree program?

Professional and Continuing Education courses that are transferrable to a USD master degree will be stated on the course or certificate page. If you wish to transfer credit, it is your responsibility to confer with the receiving institution before enrolling, as each
individual academic institution decides whether or not to accept USD Professional and Continuing Education credit.

How long do I have to complete the Certificate?

You have five years to complete the certificate.

What are your registration/drop/refund policies?

Click here for complete details regarding our refund, drop and transfer policies

What if I can’t get into a course because it is full?

Prospective students can request to be placed on a waitlist. Should a space open up in a course, those on the waitlist will be notified. We encourage you to register early for courses.

Why USD?

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