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Online Electronic Medical Records Course (EMR)

Online Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Course: What's Included

Online Electronic Medical Records Outline

With our EMR online training course, you can learn everything you need to know to start a new career as an electronic medical records (EMR) specialist. Your online electronic medical records course will include overviews of medical insurance and coding, medical terminology, health care law and compliance, and creating, scheduling, organizing, and managing health records via a Web-based electronic record program. In short, our electronic medical records course will provide you with all the skills you need to be a success in the health care field.

Below is an overview of the custom learning materials and bonus items you'll receive and the topics that will be covered in your EMR online training courses.

Online EMR Course Outline

Unit 1 Lessons

  1. The World of Health Care
  2. Medical Insurance 101
  3. Ethics and Legal Issues
  4. Medical Records
  5. Introduction to Medical Terminology
  6. Dividing and Combining Medical Terms
  7. Medical Abbreviations, Symbols and Special Terms
Electronic Medical Records Exam Included

Unit 2 Lessons

  1. Body Systems
  2. Resources for the Healthcare Professional
  3. Electronic Records
  4. Electronic Medical Records Specialist
  5. Patient Health Records
  6. Record Management

Unit 3 Lessons

  1. Release of Information and Consent
  2. Healthcare Law
  3. Physician Responsibilities
  4. Coding for the EMR Specialist
  5. Denials and Aging

Unit 4 Lessons

  1. Practice Management Software
  2. Electronic Records in Action
  3. Patient Census Data
  4. Bed Occupancy
  5. Length of Stay
  6. Morbidity and Mortality Rate

Additional Materials Included in the EMR Certificate Online Course*

  • Medical terminology audio
  • Medical terminology flashcards
  • Practice Fusion: Get hands-on practice using a Web-based electronic health record program
  • Career Starter Guide

In addition to these EMR certificate course materials, U.S. Career Institute can provide either hard-copy or electronic lesson books.

Why You Should Enroll in U.S. Career Institute's Electronic Medical Records Training Courses

Right now is the perfect time to begin a new career as an electronic medical records specialist, and our online EMR course will give you the training you need. Between 2020 and 2030, the U.S. Department of Labor is predicting a 4.5%** increase in EMR careers, and you'll be able to make up to $45,000 working either full-time or part-time for a hospital or doctor's office. The career outlook for EMR specialists is bright, and we make it easy to get the skills you need to join this growing field. We even include the cost of your certificate exam, a $200 value, in your tuition!

Sign up for our electronic health records classes today to get the practical, real-world skills you need on your schedule and at your own pace. There's no need to wait for a class to fill up or the semester to start when you enroll in our electronic health records online course: You can get started right away. Get your EMR certificate and get ahead with U.S. Career Institute!

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*Additional course materials will be delivered from our online EMR school to you throughout your program.
† Provided in form of reimbursement when the following terms are met: Student submits receipt issued by NHA, has successfully completed the course and has paid tuition in full. Reimbursement is for $200 towards the cost of CEHRS Certification Exam, practice test and study materials.
**Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, average of Office and Administrative Support and Financial Clerks, Medical Records and Health Information Technicians, on the internet at,, (visited June 1, 2022). Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.