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Gwinnett Colleges & Institute provides students with career-focused education that gets them ready for entry-level employment and advancement opportunities.
Six campuses are spread across Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina. Technical programs vary by campus and include training in the medical, business, paralegal, ultrasound, and massage therapy career areas. Other specialty areas include dental assisting, cosmetology, computers, accounting, and personal training.
Each campus is dedicated to preparing college students to be competent, caring, and wholesome individuals serving in teams in a variety of medical and business settings. In addition, all Gwinnett Colleges & Institute campuses seek to provide students with the opportunity to develop their potential to the fullest in a caring and nurturing environment.
Gwinnett Colleges & Institute’s medical billing and coding programs will provide you with the opportunity to learn insurance coding and processing, medical administrative procedures, and the regulatory requirements in the healthcare delivery system.
General education courses are designed to provide a rounded educational experience and encourage lifelong learning. The medical billing and coding degree program provides additional training in coding from the operative report and ICD-10 CM coding for long-term care.
The core medical billing and coding training will include the following topics.
- Billing basics
- ICD-10 coding
- CPT/HCPCS coding
- Advanced clinical coding
- Inpatient coding
- Coding from operative reports
- Health information technology
School externships provide the opportunity to apply the medical billing and coding skills learned in the classroom in actual medical settings.
Upon completion of your training, you will be able to seek entry-level career opportunities for medical billers and coders in hospitals, clinics, physician offices, health insurance companies, and third-party administrator companies.
Are you looking for training in Central Florida that prepares you to become a licensed practical nurse (LPN)? Gwinnett Institute in Orlando offers a Practical Nursing diploma program that trains you for positions delivering basic bedside care to patients.
The Practical Nursing diploma program provides the didactic and skills training needed to take the NCLEX-PN examination.* The Practical Nursing diploma program also includes a capstone course designed to prepare LPN graduates for this examination through the use of HESI/Saunders and Kaplan live reviews and outline models.
Coursework in the program includes:
- Vocational role and functions for the practical nurse
- Foundations and fundamentals of nursing care
- Infection control
- Body structure and function
- Human growth and development
- Personal and family care in multiple environments
- Mental health concepts
Employment opportunities include entry-level practical nursing positions in long-term care facilities, nursing homes, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, urgent care facilities, occupational care centers, and physician offices.
*While Gwinnett Institute provides test preparation and review assistance to college students, it cannot guarantee any college student will be able to take or pass any type of licensure exam. College students must be mindful throughout their entire school training programs that licensure is a required prerequisite for employment as a nurse and diligently prepare themselves to meet this important requirement.