Health Information Technology

2233: A.S. Degree Program in Health Information Technology (70 Credit Hours)

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Entry Wage: $16.71/hour

The Health Information Technology program is an Associate in Science degree designed to prepare the graduate to work with and manage health-related information in a variety of settings. Professional responsibilities include the collecting, storing, processing, retrieving, analyzing, disseminating and communicating of information related to reimbursement, research, planning, delivery, and evaluation of health care services. The Health Information Technology program is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education, 233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800. Graduating students will be eligible to take the national qualifying examination for certification as a Registered Health Information Technician. Students must attain a minimum grade of C in all required courses.

Health Information Technology Program Outcome Measure: For the academic year from fall 2010 through summer 2011, the graduate placement rate was 86.67 percent. This statistic includes graduates who were employed or who chose to continue their education based on the Health Information Technology graduate survey.

Health Information Technology Student Handbook

Health Information Technology Course Schedule

Health Information Technology Advisory Committee

Program Core Courses

Course No.

Course Title

Credits

HIM 2214

Health Care Statistics

3

HSC 2531

Medical Terminology

3

CGS 1100

Microcomputer Applications

3

HIM 2722

ICD-10-CM Coding

3

HIM 2723

ICD-10-PCS Coding

3

HIM 2253

CPT Coding

3

HIM 2260

Medical Billing and Reimbursement

3

HIM 2012

Legal Aspects of Medical Records

3

HIM 1430

Concepts of Disease

3

HIM 1800

Introduction to Health Information Management

3

HIM 2949

Practicum II — Alternate Care Settings

3

HIM 2201

Comparative Health Records

3

HIM 2211

Health Information Systems

3

HIM 2510

Health Information Management Principles

3

HIM 2442

Pharmacology for HIM Professionals

2

HIM 2930

Health Information Technology Special Topics

3

HIM 1949

Practicum I — Acute Care Settings

3

General Education Courses

ENC 1101

Freshman Composition Skills I

3

 

 

 

One of the following:

MAC 1105

College Algebra

3

MAC 2311

Calculus I with Analytical Geometry

5

MGF 1106

Liberal Arts Mathematics

3

MGF 1107

Mathematical Explorations

3

STA 2023

Elementary Statistics

3

STA 2023H

Honors Elementary Statistics

3

 

 

 

One of the following:

ARH 1000

Art Appreciation

3

HUM 1020

Introduction to the Humanities

3

LIT 1000

Introduction to Literature

3

MUL 1010

Music Appreciation

3

PHI 2010

Introduction to Philosophy

3

THE 1000

Introduction to the Theatre

3

 

 

 

One of the following:

AMH 2020

United States History Since 1877

3

ANT 2000

Introduction to Anthropology

3

ECO 2013

Principles of Economics – Macro

3

POS 2041

American National Government

3

PSY 2012

General Psychology

3

PSY 2012H

Honors General Psychology

3

SYG 2000

Introductory Sociology

3

 

 

 

All of the following:

BSC 2085

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

3

BSC 2085L

Human Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

1

BSC 2086

Human Anatomy and Physiology II

3

BSC 2086L

Human Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

1

 

Total Credit Hours

70

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