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Health Information Technology Certificate of Achievement

Certificate of Achievement
Health Information Technology
34 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

HIT 102

Introduction to Health Information Technology

3

HIT 106

Introduction to Medical Coding

3

HIT 115

Reimbursement Methodologies

3

HIT 171

Medical Records (HIM) Law & Ethics

3

BUS 101

Business Computer Systems

3

BUSN 170

Records and Information Management

3

MGT 120

Principles of Management

3

MGT 121

Customer Service

3

ENG 100

Composition I

3

BIOL 130

Anatomy and Physiology

4

BIOL 130L

Anatomy and Physiology

1

HLTH 110

Medical Terminology

2

 

 

 

 

Total Credits

34

Health Information Technology Program Outcomes: 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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