CRC19: Courses

HIT 102 Introduction to Health Information Technology: Alternative Settings

Units: 2

Hours: 36 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

This course introduces a multitude of alternative health care settings available to the health information management professional. The student will be introduced to: regulatory issues; documentation; reimbursement and funding; information management, including data flow, coding and classification, electronic information systems, and data sets; quality improvement and utilization management; risk management and legal issues; role of HIM professionals; and trends.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

SLO # 1: Describe general characteristics of the healthcare practice area, including past, present, and future utilization, if applicable.