Online Registration

Unit Secretary

Dates: February 26 - April 26, 2024

Meets: Online 24/7

Location: 000-No Location Needed

Registration Fee: $999.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Health Unit Secretary The Health Unit Secretary is an essential element in the running of a hospital station unit. Get the skills necessary for an exciting and challenging career as a Health Unit Coordinator, which has far reaching effects on the delivery of care to patients.

This 159-hour certificate program offers complete coverage of health unit coordinating from medical terminology to processing physician orders. The Health Unit Secretary course is offered online giving you flexibility to study and complete the course within 60 days.

Topics covered include:

o Interpersonal skills
o Medical terminology, basic human structure and diseases
o Patient medical records
o Maintaining statistical reports
o Greeting new patients, dealing with family members and visitors
o Physician orders

Required Prerequisites and Co-requisites:

o High school diploma or GED
o Online course - HIPAA Privacy Training (XAHS521)
o Online course - Osha Guidelines (XAOT515)

Certification: Upon successful completion of the program, students will receive a Greenville Technical College Unit Secretary certificate. Graduates from the program are qualified to take the National Association of Health Unit Coordinators certification exam with NAHUC.

BEFORE registering, you must meet with Madeline Jones, call # (864)236-6454.

Optional: 80-hour Unit Secretary Clinical (XAHS540) after successful completion of course and clinical requirements. Additional clinical registration fee required. Clinical requirements: Criminal background check through Applya, Pre-clinical Orientation course (XAHS547), documentation of MMR and Varicella immunizations or positive titer levels, Negative two-step TB test or Quantiferon-TB blood test, Flu shot, and CPR.


Student will receive log-on instructions by email within 2-4 business days after registering. Required Textbook is available at GTC Bookstore: "Health Unit Coordinating" ISBN #9781455707. This is a 60-day course. Course material is available to you 24/7 online. You have 60-days to complete course after 1st log-in date. You can register for this course up to 2 weeks after the start date by contacting registration at #864-250-8800. The course must be completed by the course end date. You must also register for the pre-requisite online courses: HIPAA (XAHS521) and OSHA Guidelines (XAOT515). You may contact with any questions. The Basic Arrhythmia online course (XAHS501) is a recommended follow-up course after completion of Unit Secretary. You may speak with Arlene Welch (864-250-8431), or email when registering for information. Cancelation policy: Cancelations 7-days prior to start of class: $75 processing fee will be charged. Cancelations less than 7-days before class start date: forfeiture of total registration fee. There is no charge to transfer your registration to another class when requested at least 7-days BEFORE original class start. Once an online course has been accessed by student: registration fees will not be refunded.
Fee: $999.00

000-No Location Needed

Madeline Jones

Arlene Welch

Date Day Time Location
02/26/2024Monday9 AM to 9 AM 000-No Location Needed
02/27/2024Tuesday9 AM to 9 AM 000-No Location Needed
02/28/2024Wednesday9 AM to 9 AM 000-No Location Needed
02/29/2024Thursday9 AM to 9 AM 000-No Location Needed
03/01/2024Friday9 AM to 9 AM 000-No Location Needed
03/02/2024Saturday9 AM to 9 AM 000-No Location Needed
03/03/2024Sunday9 AM to 9 AM 000-No Location Needed
03/04/2024Monday9 AM to 9 AM 000-No Location Needed
03/05/2024Tuesday9 AM to 9 AM 000-No Location Needed
03/06/2024Wednesday9 AM to 9 AM 000-No Location Needed
03/07/2024Thursday9 AM to 9 AM 000-No Location Needed
03/08/2024Friday9 AM to 9 AM 000-No Location Needed


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