The seven-targeted fields (Medical Assistant, Medical Billing and Coding, Nursing Assistant,
Administrative Assistant, Phlebotomy Technician, Vocational Nurse and
Associate degree in Business Administration and Management) have been developed to
prepare learners for a diverse competitive workforce in the Upper Rio Grande region with
high levels of educational excellence.
960 Clock Hours/46.5 Credit Hours
This program is designed to prepare graduates to gain skills
in the areas of administrative clinical and laboratory procedures.
Graduates learn to communicate and interact effectively with patients,
and perform or assist in medical procedures. In addition they learn to
perform CPR, take vital signs, basic nutrition and meal planning, and infection
control measures. Students also learn phlebotomy, injections/medication administration,
EKG’s, urinalysis, basic hematology.
MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING
960 Clock Hours/44.5 Semester credit hours
This program is designed to teach graduates concepts
and skills needed to provide accurate medical billing
in a medical office, medical billing facility, or laboratory.
Emphasis is placed on the skills needed to take the Certified
Professional Coding (CPC) Examination. Graduates learn to assign
codes to diagnoses and procedures in order to insure proper
disbursement from insurance companies and government agencies.
Additionally they will be able to use a universally recognized
coding system and insure correct codes in compliance with federal
regulations and insurance requirements. Graduates also learn industry
standard software needed to perform coding tasks
MEDICAL BILLING AND CODING
960 Clock Hours/44.5 Semester credit hours
The Medical Billing and Coding On-line Diploma program is a 960-clock hour
course of instructions, which prepares individuals to be a Medical
Biller and Coder in today’s competitive healthcare environment.
It presents the concepts and skills to provide accurate medical
billing in a medical office, medical billing facility, and laboratory.
This program emphasizes the skills required to take the Certificated
Professional Coding (CPC) examination. Upon completion of the program
students will possess the skills and knowledge necessary to obtain employment.
Graduates of this program will be able to assign codes to diagnoses
and procedures in order to insure proper financial reimbursement from
insurance companies and government agencies.
Additionally, they will be able to use a universally recognized coding
system and insure correct codes for compliance with federal regulations
and insurance requirements.
To be eligible for the On-line Medical Billing and Coding program, an applicant
must have a high school diploma or equivalency certificate (GED).
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and satisfactorily complete
the general admission requirements at Anamarc College.
The following are the general admission requirements:
120 clock hrs/3.5 Semester credit hours
This program prepares individual with the skills needed
to provide basic patient care at a health care facility or
at the patient's home. Emphasis is placed on skills required to
pass the State Certification as a Nurse's Assistant and secures
a spot on the State Nurse Aide Registry. Graduates learn to
assist patients in attaining and maintaining maximum functional
independence, while observing their rights. Students will also
learn to perform basic first aid, CPR, vital signs, apply basic elements
of nutrition and meal planning, and follow infection control measures.
They will learn to apply proper body mechanics, bed making, lifting,
and turning patients.
600 Clock Hours/26.5 Semester hours
This program is designed to develop competence in word processing and data processing,
communication skills, bookkeeping procedures such as inventories, long-term assets,
and current liabilities, statements of cash flow and financial statement analysis, and
operations necessary for entry-level employment in today’s automated office. Students
will develop skills such as keyboarding and operating software applications such as Windows,
Word, Excel, Access, as well as exploring the Internet.
600 Clock Hours/ 26 Semester Credit Hours
This program gives graduates the skills necessary to secure
employment at a physician’s office, clinic, or laboratory operated
outpatient service center. Phlebotomy is an invasive procedure that
requires knowledge of vital functions and the ability to provide the
most accurate and risk-free technique used in the collection of blood samples.
Upon Completion of this program students are eligible to take the National
Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) exam which determines certification as
a Phlebotomy Technician. Graduates receive training in venipuncture, capillary
collection, patient care, CPR, as well as basic computer skills.
1485 Clock Hours/ 63 Semester Credit Hours
The Vocational Nurse Diploma prepares students to be eligible to
write the National Council Licensure Examination for Practical
Nurses (NCLEX-PN) in order to become a Licensed Vocational Nurse.
Students will possess the skills and working knowledge necessary to
obtain employment in entry-level positions in hospitals, nursing homes,
clinics, and physician’s offices. Additionally, graduates will be
knowledgeable about body systems, body growth and development, proper
client care, client care assessment, nursing procedures, and medication
Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration and Management
984 Clock Hours/60 Semester credit hours
This program is designed to provide students with general management
skills and knowledge needed in today’s business and industry sectors.
Instruction is provided in business and management theory with applications,
human resource management, accounting, strategic management, and small business management.
Students will learn to plan, organize, direct, and control basic functions and procedures
of a business or an organization.
840 Clock Hours/41.5 Semester credit hours
The Information Technology program prepares individuals to be an Information Technician
in today's competitive technology environment. The objective of the Information Technician
program at Anamarc College is to provide our graduates with the tools they will need to
succeed in the Information Technology area within any company. Types of employment or job
titles include Enterprise Technician, IT administrator, Field Service Technician, PC or
Support Technician, Network Specialist, Network Technician, IT Support Professional, and
Help Desk Associate. Graduates will receive the skills to be able to take the A+ and Network+ Comp
TIA Certifications exams.
Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Therapy
1906 Clock Hours/80 Semester credit hours
This program is designed to prepare students for entry into the health service profession to
serve individuals whose physical and mental abilities have been altered by biological,
psychological, and environmental factors. The OT assistant uses a variety of occupations,
activities, and techniques to help individuals perform their activities of daily living at
the highest level of independence and satisfaction. This professional works with children
and adults in a variety of settings such as general hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals,
skilled nursing facilities, home health, and schools.