HIT 110 – Fundamentals of HIM Enrollment in HIT Program

Health Information Technology
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course introduces Health Information Management (HIM) and its role in healthcare delivery systems. Topics include external standards, regulations, and initiatives; payment and reimbursement systems and healthcare providers and disciplines.  Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of health information management and healthcare organizations, professions, and trends.

HIT 110 – Intro to Healthcare & HIM

Health Information Technology
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course introduces healthcare settings and the Health Information Management (HIM) professional’s role in healthcare delivery systems. Topics include health information management operations in compliance with standards, regulations and accrediting body initiatives; healthcare providers and disciplines; and electronic health records (EHRs). Upon completion, student should be able to demonstrate an understanding of health information management Read More

HIT 112 – Health Law & Ethics

Health Information Technology
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course covers the study of the judicial, legislative, and regulatory standards applicable to health care and health information processes. Topics include legal terminology, confidentiality, privacy, security, access and disclosure of health information, ethical implications, data stewardship, and the integrity of the legal health record. Upon completion, students should be able to apply policies, procedures Read More

HIT 112 – Health Law & Ethics

Health Information Technology
Lecture: 3 Lab: 0 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course covers legislative and regulatory processes, legal terminology, and professional- related and practice-related ethical issues. Topics include confidentiality; privacy and security policies, procedures and monitoring; release of information policies and procedures; and professional-related and practice-related ethical issues. Upon completion, students should be able to apply policies and procedures for access and disclosure of Protected Read More

HIT 114 – Health Data Sys/Standards

Health Information Technology
Lecture: 2 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course covers concepts and techniques for managing and maintaining all health record formats including electronic health records (EHR). Topics include structure and use of health information including data collection and analysis, data sources/sets, archival systems, as well as quality and integrity of healthcare data. Upon completion, students should be able to determine compliance of Read More

HIT 114 – Health Data Systems/Standards

Health Information Technology
Lecture: 2 Lab: 3 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course covers concepts and techniques for managing and maintaining manual and electronic health records (EHR). Topics include structure and use of health information including data collection and analysis, data sources/sets, archival systems, and quality and integrity of healthcare data. Upon completion, students should be able to monitor and apply system-wide clinical documentation guidelines and Read More

HIT 122 – Professional Practice Experience l

Health Information Technology
Lecture: 0 Lab: 0 Clinic: 3 Work: 0 Credits: 1
This course provides supervised clinical experience in healthcare settings. Emphasis is placed on practical application of curriculum concepts to the healthcare setting. Upon completion, students should be able to apply health information theory to healthcare facility practices. This practical experience encompasses acute care advanced HIM functions.

HIT 124 – Prof Practice Exp II

Health Information Technology
Lecture: 0 Lab: 0 Clinic: 3 Work: 0 Credits:
This course provides supervised and/or simulated health information technology clinical experience in healthcare settings. Emphasis is placed on practical application of HIM functions and core curriculum concepts. Upon completion, students should be able to apply health information theory to healthcare facility practices.

HIT 124 – Professional Practice Experience II

Health Information Technology
Lecture: 0 Lab: 0 Clinic: 3 Work: 0 Credits: 1
This course provides supervised clinical experience in healthcare settings. Emphasis is placed on practical application of curriculum concepts to the healthcare setting. Upon completion, students should be able to apply health information theory to healthcare facility practices. This practical experience encompasses exposure to non-acute facilities as well as hands-on experience in the physician’s office and Read More

HIT 210 – Healthcare Statistics

Health Information Technology
Lecture: 2 Lab: 2 Clinic: 0 Work: 0 Credits: 3
This course covers maintenance, compilation, analysis, and presentation of healthcare statistics and research protocols and techniques. Topics include basic statistical principles, indices, databases, registries, vital statistics, descriptive statistics, research protocol monitoring, Institutional Review Board processes, and knowledge-based research techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to apply, interpret, and present healthcare statistics and utilize research Read More