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Intro to Health Information Tech (HIT 101)

Term: 2019-2020 AY - Fall Semester


Michelle A EdwardsShow MyInfo popup for Michelle A Edwards
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This course introduces the student to fundamental theories of data management in the healthcare setting. Historical and current recordkeeping practices will be explored as well as a basic overview of health care delivery systems. Topics include the role of accrediting and regulatory agencies, facility and staff organization, health record content, record management, and the transition to an electronic patient record. The student will apply theory in a series of hands-on activities in chart analysis, forms design and control, file management, and data display with an emphasis on computer applications. Prerequisite: HIT major; Co-requisite: ENG101.