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Professional Healthcare Training
PCC Institute for Health Professionals offers high quality training opportunities in Portland. Our commitment is to provide first-class education that includes: entry-level training for aspiring healthcare professionals, certification programs on a variety of specialty topics, and continuing healthcare education for busy professionals. We even offer customized training for your healthcare organization. Review the programs below, or reach out if you have questions.
Summer Term Registration Opens June 3rd
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American Heart Association
American Heart Association (AHA) and cardiology-focused continuing education courses.
Emergency Medicine and Critical Care
Pre-hospital and in-hospital emergency medicine and critical care training.
Develop understanding and skills in complementary therapies such as nutrition, herbalism, Ayurveda, and more.
Mental and Behavioral Health
Acquire CEUs and learn the latest skills and best practices in mental and behavioral health.
From the IHP Blog
- What Exactly Does a Medical Coder Do?
- Wed, 27 May 2020
For each medical diagnosis, procedure, or office visit, there is a code that is used to tell insurance companies what was done. Specific people at medical facilities are responsible for determining which codes to enter. They are often tasked with related duties as well. These people are commonly referred to as medical coders.
- Boosting Immunity with Yoga and Ayurveda
- Thu, 19 Mar 2020
- People have been asking if Yoga and Ayurveda have tips for boosting immunity, staying well, and surviving coronavirus. The following post explores what we know about Ayurvedic tips for boosting immunity, staying well, and surviving coronavirus:
- 7 Ways Patient Access Specialists Make Life Better for Hospital Patients
- Fri, 13 Mar 2020
If you've ever been to the hospital, you've likely dealt with a patient access specialist. Patient access specialists (PAS) are typically the first point of contact. Their job is to help, direct, and comfort the patient. Often, a PAS will be responsible for scheduling, billing, and taking you to your appointment. They are also responsible for calling the insurance company, getting your messages to the doctor, and being there to generally answer any question you may have. Portland Community College is proud to offer training to anyone looking to join the profession.
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