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HIT 100 Introduction to Health Information Technology: Hospital Settings

Units: 3

Hours: 45 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

This course is an introduction to health records systems in the acute care setting focusing on procedures for completion, maintenance, and preservation of health information. The relationship between health information management and the health care delivery system will also be discussed. Students will become familiar with the concept of accreditation, certification, and licensing of health care facilities with emphasis on the accreditation survey process.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: DEMONSTRATE AN UNDERSTANDING OF HEALTH DATA MANAGEMENT WITH EMPHASIS ON HEALTH DATA STRUCTURE, CONTENT AND STANDARDS