Health Unit Coordinator Basics

San Diego Continuing Education
Online - Scheduled Course
Jan 4, 2021 - May 20, 2021


This course provides instruction on the responsibilities for the coordination of non-clinical activities related to patient care and the department (unit). Topics include overview of the healthcare industry, scheduling diagnostic tests and treatments, assisting with processing of orders, maintaining an organized unit, managing medical charts, supplies, equipment, and workflow in the health care setting. Communication skills and soft skills necessary to interact with patients, visitors, healthcare workers, and other healthcare professionals are integrated throughout the course.

Course Benefits:
  • Live face-to-face classes
  • Collaborative project-based learning
  • 24-hour tutoring
  • Live counseling available
  • 24-hr library services
  • Career Counseling
  • Professional development
  • High quality professionally designed courses
  • No textbook fees
Eligibility Criteria

Pre-Requisites: Successful completion of Medical Terminology (suggested, but not required) 

Required Skills:

  • 10th grade reading and writing level
  • Proficient in the use of medical terminology
  • Ability to perform basic business math
  • Keyboarding 30 words per minute
  • Basic computer, Microsoft Word, and Internet skills
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