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Academy of Medical Professions Free Information Night



Feb 13, 2017 at 6 pm

The Academy of Medical Professions is a licensed Proprietary School certified in Maine. This school began in 1996 in Topsham, Maine as Transcription Associates, Inc. School of Medical Transcription and is still certified by the Maine State Department of Education and has since established ourselves with the Adult Education Systems in Maine with great success. We now offer classes through SMCC.

We are proud to offer complete correspondence/online courses with all our lectures provided through streaming audio or watch our recorded live classes at your leisure.  An instructor is assigned to you for assistance through the program as well as grading of papers and assigning work. This allows those students who cannot attend classes to get the feel of the classroom participation.We have achieved a great success  in placing our graduates. Although we do not guarantee jobs, we will teach how to get them, where they are, what you can expect for pay, what your resume should look like, and will forward e-mails and phone calls to you as we hear of jobs. You can always feel free to contact our company for any help or guidance.

Attend this Free Information Night to find out more about the classes we offer, payment options, the Tandberg system (how we live stream classes), and more! 

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Certified Dental Assistant



runs for 9 weeks

Become a Dental Assistant (ICE and RHS certified), 10-15 week National Certificate program in one of the most high-demand careers. This program is designed to teach all aspects of dental assisting and provide you the skills you need to work in this field and pass the boards exams. This program is taught by a Certified Dental Assistant which includes an opportunity for internships, and includes all books and certifications. Payment plans available. 

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Certified Group Exercise & Personal Trainer



runs for 21 weeks

Looking for a new career? Interested in changing lives of those around you? How about a part-time career or to get paid to work out? This program is designed to teach you everything you need to know to enter the health and fitness field as a group fitness instructor and/or personal trainer. Our trainers are highly recognized in this field, with more than 20 years experience, and will provide you hands-on training to pass the national tests through AFAA. The program is all-inclusive and will include AED and CPR certifications as well. You may choose to complete both group fitness and personal training, or take one or the other. Lectures are once a week for 10 or 20 weeks. All materials included in fee including National Certification Exams.

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Certified Medical Administrative Assistant/Medical Office Specialist



runs for 15 weeks

16-week certification course: This course will teach you the practical real-world skills essential for success in the healthcare field. This completely inclusive course consists of Medical Terminology, Medical Front Office Skills, EHR/EMR for the Medical Office and the Administrative Medical Assistant. You will learn electronic records system used in many medical offices. In addition, upon completion of all courses, you will sit for your CMAA (Certified Medical Administrative Assistant) Electronic Health Record exam through the National Healthcare Association. $3000 includes national certifications, books, and fees. Call for more information on our Medical Professional Program as well. Call Academy of Medical Professions toll free at 866-516-8274 or 207-721-0714 or for payment plans/registration or more information.


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Hospital Billing & Coding with CPC-H certification



runs for 26 weeks

A comprehensive program for Hospital Billing and COding providing national certification as a CPC-H that covers everything hospital billers need to know, from patient admission to accounts receivable management and HIPPA. It builds on your knowledge so that you can make a successful transition from the physician/outpatient environment to the hospital setting. This course covers the hospital regulatory setting, the structure and functions of hospital departments, patient accounts and data flow, the billing process, coding, claim forms, reimbursement, accounts receivable management, HIPPA requirements, and with updated electronic claim forms. You will have Hospital cases which allow you to apply concepts to real-life scenarios. Call 866-516-8274 or 

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Medical Billing & Coding with CPC !CD-10 Bootcamp for Medical Coders



runs for 25 weeks

Be ready for ICD-10-PCS with ICD-10-PCS Online Training Modules! Get an overview of the history and format of the ICD-10-PCS coding and prove that you’re ready for the new code set with this convenient online course. Five interactive modules give you an introduction to ICD-10-PCS and teach you how to translate your knowledge of ICD-9-CM to the new code set. Upon completion and passing of a final exam, print an American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)* Certificate good for 2.0 continuing education units and American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)** Certificate provides 4 CEUs for AAPC or 5 CEUs for AHIMA. Prove to employers and colleagues that you are ICD-10-PCS-ready! Payment plans available. Call 866-516-8274 or Start Date: To be determined...


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Medical Billing & Coding with CPC Certification



runs for 9 weeks

20 week, in depth, State-Certified program in both medical billing/coding. This program is designed to teach all aspects of both medical billing and coding and provide you the skills you need to get into the job market in either field or both. This certificate program is taught by a Certified Medical Coder and includes Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology, CPC exam, AAPC membership, 3 practice CPC tests and all books. Basic computer skills are required. Payment plans available. For more information, Call 866-516-8274 or


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Medical Coding ONLINE


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runs for 52 weeks

Take your first step toward a lucrative career as a medical coder! In this course, you'll learn how to use the CPT manual and the ICD-9-CM to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure. This knowledge will help prepare you to work almost anywhere in the medical field—doctors' offices, clinics, public health facilities, hospitals, labs, nursing homes, insurance agencies, or even the comfort of your own home.

We'll go through each of the main systems of the human body—integumentary (skin), musculoskeletal, respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and male and female genitourinary—outlining the medical terminology, conditions, diseases, injuries, treatments, and procedures you'll see most often in each of those systems.

Along the way, we'll go through lots of real-world examples and coding exercises to get you using your coding tools in conjunction with your analytical skills to come up with just the right codes to describe any medical situation. In the process, you'll get all the hands-on experience you'll need to code medical insurance claims with confidence. By the end of this course, you'll know how to find your way through both the CPT manual and the ICD-9-CM manual, and you'll be well on your way to a career as a medical coder!

Course content © 2014 Portions by Penn Foster Inc. and Education To Go, a Division of Cengage Learning, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction or redistribution of any course material without prior written permission is prohibited.


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