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Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS)

Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist
$1,795.00 (USD)





I.    An Overview of EHR and CEHRS
            A.    What is an EHR
            B.    The Importance of EHRs
            C.    Efforts to Encourage EHR Adoption
            D.    EHRs in the Future
            E.    The Role of a CEHRS in a Medical Practice
II.    Steps to EHR Implementation
            A.    Step 1: Assess
            B.    Step 2: Plan
            C.    Step 3: Select
            D.    Step 4: Implement
III.    The EHR Framework
            A.    EHR Architecture, Hardware, Software, Networks and Interfaces
            B.    Human-Computer Interface (User) Devices
            C.    Functional, Data Content, and Vocabulary Standards
            D.    Feature and Data Formats
            E.    Security Controls
            F.    Hybrid Health Records
            G.    Disaster Recovery
IV.    HIPAA Requirements and EHR Systems
            A.    What is HIPAA?
            B.    HIPAA and CEHRS
            C.    HIPAA Privacy Rule
            D.    HIPAA Security Rule
V.    The EHR and Record Content
            A.    Record Purposes
            B.    Record Formats and Types of Data
            C.    Record Standards
            D.    Medical Record Content
            E.    Documentation Practices
VI.    Patient Visit Management
            A.    The EHR in an Office Workflow
            B.    Master Patient Index
            C.    Service Payment Information
            D.    Scheduling
            E.    Consents, Acknowledgements, Advance Directives, and Authorizations
VII.   Problem, Medication, and Allergy Lists
            A.    The Lists
            B.    Summary Lists in the Office Workflow
            C.    Standards – Functional, Content, and Vocabulary
VIII.   Examination/Assessment Notes, Graphics, and Charts
            A.    Examination and Assessment Notes in the Office Workflow
            B.    Functional and Content Standards
            C.    Documentation
IX.    Treatment Plans, Orders, and Results
            A.    Treatment Plan
            B.    Treatment Plans in the Office Workflow
            C.    Functional and Content Standards of Treatment Plans
            D.    Documentation of Treatment Plans, Orders, and Results
X.    Medication Orders and Administration
            A.    Medication Orders Workflow
            B.    Functional, Content, and Vocabulary Standards for Medication Orders
            C.    Medication Reference Information
            D.    Medication Alerts and Reminders
XI.    Patient Communications
            A.    Patient-Focused Communication
            B.    Patient Portals
            C.    Personal Health Records
XII.    Coding, Billing, and Practice Reports
            A.    Coding and Billing Workflow
            B.    Code Sets and Clinical Vocabularies
            C.    Coding, Billing, and the EHR
            D.    Encoders and Computer-Assisted Coding
            E.    Electronic Bill Submission
XIII.   Research, Registries, and Reportable Events
            A.    Medical Product Development
            B.    Practice Requirements
            C.    Standards that Support Research
            D.    Registries and Reportable Events
XIV.   Personal Health Records and Continuing Care Records
            A.    Personal Health Record
            B.    Communication Among Providers for Continuing Care
            C.    Continuity of Care Record
            D.    Ongoing Training and Technical Support of EHR Software