Centura College

Connecting Communities & Careers

Centura College Introduces Health Information Technology and It’s a HIT

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in Adult Education, Career Change, Centura College, Centura Newport News, Centura Richmond, Health Information Technology

Centura College expands upon its health care training offerings with the announcement of Health Information Technology Diploma program.

By Jul DeGeus

Centura College’s Richmond and Newport News campuses upgraded their curriculum by introducing Health Information Technology to their list of diploma programs offered. Students will train to work in the integrated industries of health care and information technology, through examination of health data and development of code for billing. Students can enroll now.

The Health Information Technology Diploma program is designed to ready students for the analysis of health data and transcription of diagnostic and procedural terms and services into a coded form for analysis and billing. Courses, such as Medical Terminology and Anatomy and Physiology, develop students for engagement within the health care field, while classes like CPT Coding and Computer Software Application in Healthcare develop students’ information technology skills. The program prepares students for entry-level positions within the health care field and is designed to take as little as 8 months to complete. Upon graduation, students will have acquired the knowledge and eligibility to take the Certified Coding Associate exam through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Career opportunities for a Heath Information Technology graduate include coder, health information specialist, biller, or a medical record specialist.

 

Centura College’s Richmond campus is located at 7914 Midlothian Turnpike in Richmond, Va. For more information, call 804-330-0111.

 

Centura College’s Newport News campus is located at 616 Denbigh Boulevard in Newport News, Va. For more information, call 757-874-2121.

About Centura College

Since 1969, Centura College has been training working adults in the important fields of computers, business, law and healthcare. These are among the fastest growing career fields in today’s marketplace and in the future. Currently, Centura College’s Newport News campus is enrolling students to train for careers in medical assisting, massage therapy, information technology, business, phlebotomy and health information technology. Centura College’s Richmond campus is enrolling students to train for careers in medical assisting, massage therapy, dental assisting, practical nursing, nurse aide, phlebotomy, building maintenance and repair, health information technology and heating, ventilation and air conditioning. The school offers professional facilities, knowledgeable instructors, day or evening classes, and job placement assistance. To learn more, visit www.CenturaCollege.edu. Like us on Facebook, https://www.facebook.com/centura.edu.

Well Advantage Partners with Centura College to Staff its Workforce

Posted by on Aug 15, 2013 in Career Fair

Well Advantage Partners with Centura College and hires over 20 Centura College Graduates in the Medical Assisting, Medical Billing & Coding and Practical Nursing Fields!

Well Advantage Partners with Centura College

From Left to Right: Robin L Howell, Well Advantage Richmond Office, Dawn McCormack, Well Advantage VA Tech Office, Steven Terry, Centura College Career Services Coordinator, Valisha Cranford, Well Advantage Area Director, and Sandra Hampton, Well Advantage Richmond Office

On Wednesday, June 19th 2013, The North Chesterfield (Midlothian) campus of Centura College partnered with Well Advantage for an onsite Career Fair for the graduates of Centura College.  Well Advantage is a medical services organization based in Sykesville, Maryland that specializes in providing access to activities, services, and education in the area of health, wellness, stress reduction and fitness within their client’s place of work. …Read More Here

NCLEX-PN Pass Rates for North Chesterfield Campus

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Practical Nursing

Centura College, North Chesterfield Campus Celebrates High NCLEX-PN Pass Rates for the past 3 years and into 2013!

LPN Program Centura College High NCLEX-PN Pass Rates

We work to make sure you are successful in the classroom and beyond!

To say we are excited about our Centura College North Chesterfield Campus high NCLEX-PN Pass Rates is an understatement!  Developed by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for Practical Nursing was implemented to ensure public safety by testing the knowledge, skills and abilities essential for the safe and effective practice of nursing throughout the industry.  All US state and territorial Nursing Boards require a passing result on the exam for licensure as a licensed practical nurse (LPN) or licensed vocational nurse (LVN). …Read More Here

How Much Does a Practical Nurse Make?

Posted by on Jul 22, 2013 in Practical Nursing

How Much Does a Practical Nurse Make?

How Much Does a Practical Nurse Make? | Centura college

How Much Does a Practical Nurse Make?

In order to determine an answer to the question; How Much Does a Practical Nurse Make?, we have to look at several different factors. Educational achievements, work experience, type of health care facility where you work, type of nursing work you perform in your daily duties and of course, geographic location.  All of these play a part in determining what you can expect to earn as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Although all of listed the factors are important, training, certification and type of facility appear to be important determining factors in actual salary amounts (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics – How to Become a Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurse page). …Read More Here

Dental Assistant Students Recognized

Posted by on Jun 24, 2013 in Centura College, Dental Assisting

Centura College Dental Assistant Students Recognized at the North Chesterfield (Richmond) Campus

Dental Assistant Centura College N Chesterfield (Richmond) VirginiaDental Assisting Recognition Week was observed nationwide during the week of Sunday, March 3rd through Saturday, March 9th, but for students and instructors in the dental assisting program at the Centura College Midlothian campus, the celebration got underway early. On Friday, February 28th, they traveled to the Chimborazo Medical Museum, a historical landmark located in Richmond, Virginia’s Church Hill district. The museum exists on the former site of Chimborazo Hospital, which was one of the nation’s largest military hospitals during the Civil War.  …Read More Here

<