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Penn Foster Career School Offers Certificate Programs
Date:4/7/2008

SCRANTON, Pa., April 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Penn Foster Career School now offers allied health certificate programs that build essential skills for working professionals. The program offerings include a variety of online certificate programs such as:

-- Anatomy and Physiology

This broad overview of the human body is ideal for working adults in the health professions. Prospective nurses, medical transcriptionists, and first aid technicians can learn the basics of the body through the Anatomy and Physiology Certificate Program at Penn Foster Career School. Legal professionals can benefit from this certificate program by learning more about injuries and about medical terminology.

-- Medical Coding and Billing

Medical coding and billing specialists maintain clear and organized medical records for research, auditing, billing, and patient care purposes. A Medical Coding and Billing Certificate from Penn Foster Career School gives students the skills they need to create detailed, sophisticated records using mandatory medical systems. Medical coding and billing is one of the health care industry's fastest growing sectors.

-- Medical Terminology

Students in the Medical Terminology Certificate Program learn to identify medical terms as well as their component words, define terms for the body, and build a useful medical vocabulary. Transcriptionists, nurses, and paralegals can acquire the terms and skills that allow them to work more efficiently with health care related cases. Correct spelling and phrasing are vital for health care and legal professionals who work with medical records.

-- Medical Transcriptionist

A growing number of health care employers rely on medical transcriptionists to accurately record patient data, so Penn Foster Career School provides Medical Transcriptionist training for graduates to fill these positions. Students in the Medical Transcriptionist Certificate Program learn how to create med
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