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.
Anyone wishing to complete a Healthcare Digital Badge Program.
TIP: You may apply for the BHMT Individual Stipend Program to use while obtaining your degree or academic certificate.
Withdraws will be handled by CTU representatives. Please contact the Student Advisor (1-855-283-1590, BHMT@coloradotech.edu) or you can contact the student advisor assigned to you. You have until the end of week one (by Saturday) to cancel or drop the course. If you find your circumstances prevent you from remaining in the course, you will need to let the instructor and Trust know.
You are expected to spend 1-2 hours per day over a 5½ week period. You will be expected to participate in discussions with your instructor and fellow students about project phases and tasks topics.
Discussion board topics are tied to specific tasks for each week. Please note: Discussion posts are graded. You will have 2 hours or real-time chat each week. Real-time chats focus on the course topic for each week of the 5-week session and re archived, so you can review the discussion on our own schedule.
Contact your regional BHMT Career Counselor, they can help you with questions about the program.