Bridge to Healthcare training program

Posted by Temple University on November 10, 2014

Bridge to Healthcare

Are You Interested in Entering the Healthcare or Health Information Technologies Field?
Do You Want to Improve Your Academic & Technology Skills?

If You Answered Yes, Bridge to Healthcare May be the Training for You!

Bridge to Healthcare is an accelerated 8-week health information career pathways course designed to prepare you for a professional NR-CAHA certification. In addition to preparing to pass an industry certification, you will also receive: technology literacy training, a better understanding of careers in the field, professional development, and individualized academic enrichment.

Program Criteria
 TANF cash recipient, or low income
 High School Diploma or GED
 6-12th grade reading/math scores on the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
 Satisfactory criminal history
 High motivation
 Strong interest in the Health Information Technologies field

Program Components
 Electronic Health Records and Medical Office Administration training in preparation for NR-CAHA (Nationally Registered Certified Administrative Health Assistant) certification
 Computer literacy and Microsoft Office training
 Supplemental academic support in reading and math
 Internships/Professional development
 Job placement assistance

Want more information about the Bridge to Healthcare Program?
Contact Carolyn Finklea at:
(215) 204-3653

This program is in partnership with Temple University and District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund and Philadelphia Works. This document was supported by Grant #90FX0009 from the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS. This information is approved by Temple University for public display and is associated with project #13670

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