Medical Records Specialist Career Certificate

Train outplaced and incumbent employees for roles as Medical Records Specialists in as little as 2 months.

Program Overview

The Medical Records Specialist program provides learners with the skills and knowledge needed to manage medical records in a healthcare setting. The online coursework includes simulation, and is aligned to and prepares students to take the NHA Electronic Health Records Specialist certification exam. The program is designed for those looking to advance their career or refresh essential knowledge needed for the many Records and Health Information-related occupations that exist. 

Average Completion Time: 3 Months 

Skills & Features

Skills Covered:

  • Process patient admission and discharge documents
  • Maintain patient  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
  • Proper use of electronic medical record (EMR) software


  • Program prepares students to take the NHA (National Healthcareer Association) CEHRS (Electronic Health Record Specialist Certification) exam!
  • Delivered on the PFx learning platform which provides engaging and interactive learning materials, including cutting-edge simulations, recorded demonstrations, live sessions, and more
  • The career pathway programs also include wraparound learner support and access to instructors and coaches, ensuring your workers progress throughout the training