Certified Electronic Medical Health Records Specialist - Online with Virtual Instructor

The School of Professional Studies at the University of the Incarnate Word has selected a uniquely qualified provider to deliver the Electronic Health Records Specialist training program in partnership with Career Educational Services (CES).

Medical Health Records Specialists have an expansive range of opportunities for employment. The skills learned through the NHA CEHRS certification are essential to hospitals, physician offices, surgery centers, nursing homes, dental offices, home healthcare agencies, mental health facilities, insurance companies and consulting firms.

We realize work, life and family obligations can sometimes prevent you from achieving educational opportunities. With that in mind, we have tailored the program to fit the busy schedules required by family life and work. This program prepares you to take the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist examination through NHA.

Learn the following skills:

  • Audit patient records for compliance
  • Abstract clinical information for reports
  • Perform basic coding to submit reimbursement claims
  • Process Release of Information (ROI) requests for medical records
  • Review patient records to ensure completion and accuracy
  • Collect patient demographic and insurance information
  • Discuss patient information with physicians and insurance professionals

Registration and Cost

To maintain a low teacher-student ratio, seating is limited. We will be accepting 20 applicants into this program.

2024 Session Dates-Coming Soon!

(100% online with live instructor) 


The total cost for this course is $4,200.

The cost includes all live instruction, all course materials and the NHA certification exam. Our courses offer financial assistance with Texas Workforce Solutions, with Sallie Mae loan, payment plans and MyCAA.