Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
HIM 107
Course Title:
Ancillary Information Analysis Lab
Credit Hours:
2
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
60
Special Fee:
$12.00

Course Description

Provides an opportunity to analyze diagnostic tests and results in an electronic health record format and identify the medical necessity for the tests. Prerequisites: HIM 110, HIM 120. Corequisites: HIM 105.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Utilize software in the analysis of health record tasks.

  2. Interpret the documentation in the health record to ensure it supports the diagnosis and reflects the patient's progress and clinical findings.

  3. Examine the documentation in the health record to ensure it is timely, complete, and accurate.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Students will demonstrate these learning outcomes by these tasks conducted individually and in cooperation with other students:

  1. Perform search activities such as Internet, libraries and other databases.

  2. Successful completion of assigned modules are outlined on the lab schedule

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Applying the knowledge learned in HIM 105 by analyzing ancillary information associated with the following body systems:

  • Hematologic
  • Nervous
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Cardiovascular
  • Digestive
  • Respiratory
  • Urinary
  • Reproductive
  • Immune
  • Endocrine