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The University of Miami offers Healthcare Advocacy training as an online, non-credit certificate program.

These programs are offered through the Office of Professional Advancement.


Allergy Diagnostics & Allergen Immunotherapy Training

This course targets primary care and pediatric providers including physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and certified medical assistants. The certificate course will also be appropriate education for interested providers working in the following specialties; Otolaryngology, Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine, Dermatology, OBGYN, Ophthalmology and other providers that encounter patients suffering from allergy symptoms outside of the allergy/immunology specialist setting.

Electronic Medical Records Certificate

Manage electronic medical records and gain the professional knowledge to become an essential member of the healthcare team. Learn through hands-on practice sessions using PrimeSUITE® electronic medical records software. The Program prepares students to sit for the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) examination through the National Healthcareer Association.

Medical Billing and Coding Certificate

A certification in MBC will help to prepare the participant for a rewarding career in a wide array of medical settings such as medical record coders, insurance billers and health information technicians. The program begins with a standard block of courses necessary to obtain the foundation knowledge needed for certification in billing and coding. Students will participate in a module specific focused on ICD 9 and ICD-10 CPC certification examination preparation. Upon completion of the Program, students will be able to manage medical records, code diagnoses and procedures for reimbursement and research purposes, and be prepared to sit for the CPC certification examination.

Patient Advocacy Certificate Program

The eight-module, fully online course, prepares students to confidently take and pass the Board Certified Patient Advocate (BCPA) certification examination, while ensuring that students are fully informed about the scope of practice of the patient advocate.

Other Programs

At this time, there are no other programs available for Healthcare . Please check back at a later date.