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Southern Technical College

Port Charlotte, FL

5 Programs

Available Programs

  • Diploma - Electrical Technology
    Building Systems, Construction, and Manufacturing

  • Medical Billing and Coding Technology
    Medical Administration

    Healthcare providers need qualified, detail-oriented professionals to help manage medical records and process payments. In the Medical Billing and Coding Technology diploma program at Southern Technical College, you can prepare to become an important part of a healthcare team.

    In this program, you’ll be taught the various classification codes associated with medical procedures and patient diagnosis, as well as how to record those codes on corresponding healthcare insurance forms. As the healthcare industry continues to evolve and the need for accurate electronic health records becomes increasingly important, the demand for medical billing and coding technologists with a current education is on the rise. At Southern Technical College, you can train to work on the front lines to ensure correct billing and insurance reimbursement.

  • Medical Assistant - Diploma
    Medicine and Health Care

    The Medical Assisting diploma program is designed to prepare students for positions as entry-level medical assistants in a physician’s office, or other medical facilities. This program focuses on providing instruction, through a combination of classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences, in the skills necessary to assist physicians in both the administrative and clinical duties of a medical facility. The program requires a minimum of 51 credit hours to be completed in approximately 10 months.

  • A.S. - Medical Assistant
    Medicine and Health Care

    Southern Technical College’s Associate’s Degree in Medical Assisting can help you prepare for a career in the healthcare field. For many, working in the healthcare field isn’t just a dream – it’s a calling. If this sounds like you, our Medical Assisting Associate’s degree program is a great way to get started in the healthcare field.

    This Medical Assisting program is designed to expose you to both the administrative and clinical aspects of a healthcare environment, and includes courses in medical theory and terminology, clinical procedures, medical billing, and anatomy and physiology. Medical Assistants work closely with doctors and are often the main point of contact with a patient. Medical Assistants play an important role in a well-managed medical office and have a variety of responsibilities.

  • Veterinary Assisting
    Medicine and Health Care

    The diploma program in Veterinary Assisting is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as an assistant to a Veterinarian or Veterinary Technician. The program will provide students with a foundation of knowledge in ethics and law, animal anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, and animal care activities. Through hands-on learning, students will learn to keep medical and imaging records, offer client education, assist with nursing duties, prepare for surgeries, and assist in a routine exam. This program includes a clinical externship experience.

    Perform a diverse variety of tasks in customer/client service and education; front desk and clerical responsibilities; preparation of exam rooms; and assisting in areas of filling scripts, setting up lab work, and assisting with nursing and animal care. Veterinary assistants work under the supervision of veterinarians and veterinary technicians, through the establishment of standard levels of knowledge, practical experience, and skills.

Disclosure

Southern Technical College – Fort Myers, Port Charlotte, and Tampa campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) to award Bachelor’s degrees, Associate’s degrees, and diplomas. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. ACICS may be contacted at 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington, DC 20002-4241. The telephone number is (202) 336-6780.

Southern Technical College – Orlando, Auburndale, Brandon, and Sanford campuses are accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC) to award Associate’s degrees and diplomas. The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. ACCSC may be contacted at 2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 302, Arlington, VA 22201. The telephone number is (703)-247-4212.

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