2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
    Aug 11, 2022  
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HIMT 1301 Introduction to Health Information Management

3 Credit Hour(s)
This course is designed to introduce students to the principles of health information technology.  The development, content and management of the medical record will be explored as well as a basic overview of the healthcare delivery system.  Emphasis is placed on hospital and medical staff organization; patient record content; procedures in filing, numbering, and retention of patient records; quantitative analysis; release of patient information; forms control and design; indexes and registers; regulatory and accrediting agencies; and the transition to an electronic health record. 
Prerequisite(s): ENGL 0810 , READ 0810 , and Math Learning Support, or equivalent test scores
This course is not designed for transfer to four-year universities. Students should check course recommendations with the college or university to which they intend to transfer for a baccalaureate degree. The receiving institution always makes the final decision about transferability of credits.



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