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Health Information Technology Associate in Science Degree

Associate in Science Degree
Health Information Technology
64 Credits

Updated for 2014-2015

In order to obtain a Health Information Technology (HIT) certificate, students must pass all required courses with a grade of C or better.

Requirements

Course Alpha

Course Title

Credits

BUS 101

Business Computer Systems

3

BUSN 170

Records and Information Management

3

BUSN 102

Introduction to Health Information Technology

3

HLTH 110

Medical Terminology

2

BUSN 115

Reimbursement Methodologies

3

MGT 121

Customer Service

3

ENG 100

Composition I

3

BUSN 171

Introduction to Medical Records

3

BUSN 106

Introduction to Medical Coding

3

BIOL 130

Anatomy and Physiology

4

BIOL 130L

Anatomy and Physiology

1

MGT 120

Principles of Management

3

ECON 130
or ECON 131

Microeconomics (3)
or Macroeconomics (3)

3

BUSN 197C

Disease Pathology and Pharmacology

3

BUSN 108

Introduction to Diagnosis Coding

3

BUSN 109

Introduction to Procedure Coding

3

BUSN 137

Computerized Databases - MS@Access

1

BUSN 198

Health Statistics

3

MGT 124

Human Resources Management

3

BUSN 208

Advanced Diagnosis Coding

3

BUSN 209

Advanced Procedure Coding

3

BUSN 192V

Business Practicum (160 hours minimum)

2

HWST 107

Hawai’i: Center of the Pacific

3

 

 

 

 

Total Degree Credits

64

Health Information Technology Program Outcomes: 
Associate in Science, Certificate of Achievement

Upon successful completion of the program, students will be able to:
Perform basic coding tasks and maintain accurate reimbursement systems including the preparation of patient access, registration, and patient accounting statements.
Access, analyze, and interpret data to solve basic health information coding, patient accounting, and supervisory problems.
Interact with customers, vendors, and co-workers to effectively support the work with high customer satisfaction.
Organize, prioritize, and perform work tasks to meet deadlines and schedules.
Apply health information, records management, and patient financial/patient accounting laws; and code basic cases with industry reimbursement procedures by patient insurance type.

 

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