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Hudson Valley Community College Sets Information Sessions for Medical Transcription and Medical Billing and Coding Training

CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2005

Interested in entering the medical or legal assistant field? This fall, Hudson Valley Community College's Workforce Development Institute will offer a series of non-credit courses in medical transcription, billing and coding, and working as a medical or legal assistant.

To learn more about these courses, attend information sessions that will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1, and Thursday, Nov. 10, at Hudson Valley Community College's Bulmer Telecommunications Center, or 5 to 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8, at Hudson Valley's Albany Extension Center, 175 Central Avenue.

Courses are open to anyone interested in working in a medical office as an administrative assistant or medical billing specialist, or working as a legal administrative assistant.

For more information, call (518) 629-4827.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 60 degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 12,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 60,000 alumni.