Health Unit Coordinator
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What Does It Mean To Earn Your Certification As A Health Unit Coordinator?
Through the Health Unit Coordinator Program, you are eligible for the Certified Health Unit Coordinator (CHUC) and Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) Certifications. To earn a certificate from the National Healthcareer Association (NHA), students must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and be at least 18 years of age.
The CUHC and CEHRS certifications ensure that you are ready to excel as a Health Unit Coordinator.
HEALTH UNIT COORDINATOR OUTCOMES
This certification ensures individuals can:
- Manage communications between doctors, nurses and patients for health units or hospital floors
- Process admissions, discharges and transfers
- Manage physician orders
- Identify and correct potential issues and hazards
- Excel at customer satisfaction service initiatives
- Audit patient records for regulatory compliance and completion
- Process medical record requests for release of information
- Schedule treatments, process lab tests and document exam information
OVERVIEW OF THE ISSUING AUTHORITY
The National Health career Association (NHA), is one of the largest allied health certificate providers. Since its beginnings in 1989, the NHA has helped produce better professionals and programs for thousands of schools across the country.
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Prepare to be an integral support professional for doctors and nurses in various healthcare settings including hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes.
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