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Colorado Technical University Healthcare Principles Digital Badge

Certifications Digital Badges
Colorado Technical University (CTU)

Healthcare Principles Digital Badge

 

The first of BHMT’s growing series of Digital Badges, our Healthcare Principles Digital Badge through Colorado Technical University (CTU) provides five-and-a-half week courses offered eight times a year through CTU’s award-winning Virtual Campus. They are fast-paced, web-based classes, and specifically designed to be flexible for the BHMT working professional.

 

When you successfully complete this exciting program, you not only receive a personalized digital badge, you’ll also earn valuable University Credits in the process – a total of 21-hours’ worth. Talk with your Regional Career Counselor about how you can maximize your long-term career plan by taking advantage of this condensed five-course program and make earning a degree a real possibility.

 

HSS261 Ethics in Healthcare

Healthcare ethics has a major impact on everyone involved in healthcare from the patient to the provider. The healthcare management professional must be equipped to act as an ethical administrator. This course is designed to provide the foundation for ethical practice and an overview of the various influences on healthcare ethics.

 

ENGL104: Introductory Written Communication

This course equips students with the writing skills necessary for success in academic, professional, and personal situations requiring formal and informal writing. The workshop-style course focuses on helping students build confidence in their writing abilities as they learn to choose essay topics, develop introduction paragraphs and thesis statements, create effective body paragraphs and topic sentences, and draft conclusion paragraphs. Students will also learn to identify their audience and purpose in writing. The required composition sequence advances essential practices and habits for all skilled writers and critical thinkers.

 

COMS105: Interpersonal Communication

This course explores the importance of effective interpersonal communication. It covers: how interpersonal communication impacts an individual, how to recognize the different methods of communication, and how to establish and maintain personal and professional relationships through effective communication.

 

HSS121: Medical Terminology

This course is designed for students who need to know the language of health care. The purpose of the course is to help the student to succeed by familiarizing them with how medical words are formed and by providing a systematic learning structure. Students will need to learn various parts of a term including prefixes, roots, suffixes and combining forms as used in the study of the human body.

 

HSS110: Concepts in Healthcare Organizations

This course examines the principles of financial, practice management as well as administrative medical office administration. It introduces students to communication and interpersonal skills; patient reception, education, and processing; supervision and training of personnel; insurance verifications; equipment and supply inventory; and accounts payable and receivable.

 

Who Should Enroll?

Anyone wishing to complete a Healthcare Digital Badge Program.

 

 

How Do I Enroll?
  1. Meet with your BHMT Career Counselor to discuss your career plans.
  2. Meet with your assigned BHMT Academic Success Coach who will help you determine if the Commitment Grant is right for you.
  3. Begin collecting proof of all previously completed and applicable coursework and transcripts to send to CTU.
  4. CTU will contact you to finalize the enrollment process.
  5. For enrollment issues, contact your CTU Academic Advisors at BHMT@ColoradoTech.edu or 855-283-1590

TIP: You may apply for the BHMT Individual Stipend Program to use while obtaining your degree or academic certificate.

Requirements
ELIGIBILITY
PREREQUISTES
COMPUTER

  • You must be a KP Union Alliance or Coalition Employee with “active” KP employment status.
  • You must have completed your probationary period.
  • You must be a benefited employee typically working 20 or more hours per week.
  • Open to all regions.

  • None

  • Participants must have a reliable computer with a high-speed internet connection.
  • If you don’t have access to a reliable computer, we can lend you one! Learn more.
  • They also need a current version of a common browser (such as Internet Explorer, Chrome, or Firefox).

 

Academic Calendar

 

 

 

 

Student Agreement

This program and participation is governed by the terms of the BHMT Student Agreement. Please take a few moments to familiarize yourself with the student agreement; by registering and participating in this program you are agreeing to comply with it.

 

 

Unsuccessful Course Completion and Dropped Class Policy

Ben U programs require your time and effort on a consistent basis as well as communicating with the course instructor, tutor, or BHMT Career Counselor if you are having difficulties or conflicts. Should you not complete your program successfully with a ‘C’ or better, pass, or drop the course by the institution’s 1st drop date, your participation in Trust programs may be suspended for a period of twelve months.