Program Goals and Outcomes

Electronic Medical Records Training Goals & Outcomes

Penn Foster's Electronic Medical Records Certificate consists of two required courses, Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Introduction to Allied Health. The online courses are designed for those looking to advance their career in the healthcare industry, refresh the essential knowledge needed to stay up to date in a fast-paced field, and prepare to sit for industry-standard certification exams.

Electronic Medical Records


3 months

Total cost $399

1-800-275-4410 (10AM - 6:30PM ET)

Program Goal

To prepare students to successfully manage electronic medical records (EMRs) in health care settings.

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...

  • Process patient admission and discharge documents
  • Enter, record, store, and maintain information, such as demographic characteristics, history and extent of disease, diagnostic procedures, or treatment, in electronic form
  • Retrieve patient medical records for physicians, technicians, or other medical personnel
  • Compile, code, categorize, calculate, tabulate, audit, and maintain and verify information or data
  • Understand the terminology and concepts related to third-party reimbursement
  • Use computer hardware and software, including applications, to enter data and process information using electronic medical record (EMR) software

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