Program Overview

Allen County Community College offers an Adult Care Home Administration Certificate for students who are interested in developing skills necessary for operations and administration responsibilities within an adult care home. Students will develop fundamental skills in medicine in a curriculum that will prepare the student for roles in medicine as an assistant.  

Students will develop their understanding of the responsibilities of administration in adult health care services through the curriculum. Those classes include Microsoft office, medical terminology, medical document transcription, medical insurance coding and billing, business communications, introduction to pharmacology, legal concepts, medical office billing, nursing home supervision, gerontology, and long term care medical records.

Students completing the program will have demonstrated the necessary education and qualifications for medical administration roles within adult health care organizations. These qualifications include but are not limited to the ability to utilize critical thinking when managing care for groups of individuals and families in a variety of health care settings; to demonstrate the ability to apply effective communication skills to establish and maintain therapeutic and professional relationships in managing care for groups of individuals and families in a variety of healthcare settings; to demonstrate the ability to utilize principles of human development when providing nursing care for groups of individuals and families across the life span; and to demonstrate the ability to incorporate knowledge of cultural and socioeconomic factors in the management of nursing care for groups of individuals and families in a variety of healthcare settings.

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Certificate

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

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    Accreditation & Licensing

    North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

    Requirements

    High school transcript or proof of GED completion and scores. Official transcripts from previous universities and colleges (if applicable). SAT/ACT scores - COMPASS/ASSET test administered to students not submitting SAT/ACT scores.

    School Overview

    The vision of Allen Community College is to be recognized for excellence as a valuable, responsive resource to the communities they serve and as a caring institution that empowers and educates our students to embrace change, become lifelong learners, and take their place as productive citizens in the global community.

    As an institution of higher education, the purpose of Allen Community College is to provide quality educational and support services in an atmosphere that is caring, safe, and conducive to learning.  Based on the belief that learning and self improvement are continuous processes, the college is committed to a wide range of accessible, affordable educational programs to enable students to reach their academic, occupational, and personal potential.

    Allen County Community College supports online learning and community sites, in addition to its two traditional campuses. Students at Allen County Community College can enroll in Associate’s degrees, certificate programs, and programs which lead to licensing or certification, ranging from fields of study in Early Childhood Education and Production Media to Biology and Pre-Veterinary Medicine. 

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