Health Information Technology

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

CIP: 51.0707
FL CIP: 1351070700
SOC: 29-2071
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 (HIM 2722, http://www.)

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 2222

ICD-9-CM Coding

3

HIM 1949

Practicum I — Acute Care Settings

3

General Education Courses

ENC 1101

Freshman Composition Skills I

3

QMB 1001**

College Business Mathematics

3

HIM1453C

Health Information Technology Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

HIM1454C

Health Information Technology Human Anatomy and Physiology II

4

One of the following options: (To satisfy Social Science and Humanities requirements)

ISS 1013

Introduction to the Social Sciences and

 

HUM 1020

Introduction to the Humanities

 

 

OR

 

WOH 2012

World Civilizations I and either

 

HUM 1020

Introduction to the Humanities or

 

HUM 1230

Introduction to the Humanities: Since the Renaissance

6

 

OR

 

WOH 2022

World Civilizations II and either

 

HUM 1020

Introduction to the Humanities or

 

HUM 1210

Introduction to the Humanities:
To the Renaissance

 

 

Total Credit Hours

70

** MAC 1105 College Algebra is recommended for students planning to enroll in the college's baccalaureate degree programs.

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