Course Content and Outcome Guide for HIM 110
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- Curriculum Office
- Course Number:
- HIM 110
- Course Title:
- Health Information Tech 1
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Course DescriptionHealth Information Technology 1 Introduces the concept of health information management and health informatics including the components of content, use the structure of healthcare data along with information keeping practices in both paper and electronic systems. Corequisites: HIM 120. Prerequisites: Placement into RD 90, WR 90, MTH 20.
Addendum to Course Description
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
- Perform administrative duties in health care facilities including retrieval and filing of records, document imaging, faxing, and e-mail.
- Analyze and provide solutions for various problems in administrative functions using knowledge of administrative office management.
- Manage the accessibility of stored data and flow of information.
- Develop inter-relationships with other disciplines and functions.
- Perform knowledge base/library research.
Intended Outcomes for the course
1. Use an understanding of the history, current
practices, ethics, and the mission of the health
information and health informatics professions to make
effective on the job professional decisions.
2. Apply knowledge of health record content and
healthcare information technology to design
information collection systems that adhere to
healthcare accreditation standards and state and
federal regulatory requirements.
3. Design healthcare data collection and audit review
tools to evaluate and analyze healthcare information
for validity, reliability, quality, timeliness,
comprehensiveness, and currency
4. Evaluate and make recommendations on various
health record systems related to the acquisition,
indexing, retrieval, transfer and storage of healthcare
data and information.
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Students will demonstrate these learning outcomes by these tasks conducted individually and in cooperation with other students:
- Answer theoretical and application questions on information covered in the lecture, graded assignments and reading assignments.
- Show competence in completing library and database research on an assigned health care topic.
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
To complete the outcomes the student must have skills and knowledge in:
- general systems principles
- critical thinking
- database research techniques
- library research techniques