SOURCE: Kaplan

Online Advanced Medical Coding

February 14, 2011 11:31 ET

Kaplan Continuing Education Fills Demand for Online Training and Certificate in Advance Medical Coding

New Program Offers Training for Electronic Medical Records and Continuing Education All Online

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - February 14, 2011) -  Kaplan Continuing Education (KCE), a leader in continuing education online, has developed an online training certificate for advanced medical coding. In today's medical profession it is becoming an industry standard to have a certification. 

Students training for electronic medical records will be prepared for exams such as Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) and Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCS-P), which are offered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). 

"This program takes medical coding to the next level. It was designed for current coding professionals who want more training to be better at electronic medical records processing," said Ron Trautman, President, Kaplan Continuing Education. "It builds knowledge in the material needed for the certification exams while having the flexibility for students to study from the convenience of their homes or offices."

About Kaplan Continuing Education
Kaplan Continuing Education (KCE) provides continuing education online services and training to professionals. The Company is dedicated to providing quality and accessible online career education programs. KCE offers online certificate programs in key areas of business, finance, health care, training for electronic medical records, and fire and EMS to help students build a stronger, more knowledgeable team. In addition, the CompTIA certificate programs are designed to prepare students for certification exams in their fields. For more information about these programs and other offerings, visit

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Kaplan University offers a different school of thought for higher education. It strives to help adult students unlock their talent by providing a practical, student-centered education that prepares them for careers in some of the fastest-growing industries. The University, which has its main campus in Davenport, Iowa, and its headquarters in Chicago, is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission ( and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Kaplan University has more than 125 academic programs and offerings, and serves more than 75,000 online and campus-based students. The University has 11 campuses in Iowa, Nebraska, Maryland and Maine, and Kaplan University Learning Centers in Wisconsin, Indiana, Missouri and Florida.

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