(2-2) 3 Cr. Hrs.
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This course provides the student an introduction to the health information management profession. Educational and certification requirements are examined along with potential employment opportunities in the health information profession. The health information management department, its functions and the relationship to other departments is explored. Health record content, documentation requirements and the accrediting and licensing agencies that govern health information will be reviewed. Hands-on laboratory activities will help the student to gain proficiency in basic health information functions.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: