Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
HIM 286
Course Title:
Data Management and Analysis Lab
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Course Description

Provides an opportunity to practice and apply the knowledge learned in Data Management and Analysis. Laboratory course for HIM 281. Corequisite: HIM 281

Addendum to Course Description


Intended Outcomes for the course

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  1. Abstract data for department indices/databases/registries.
  2. Present data in formats appropriate to the user.
  3. Monitor health records for compliance with regulations and organizational policy.
  4. Maintain the accuracy and completeness of the patient health record as defined by a health care facility's institutional policy.
  5. Maintain the integrity of the content of individual electronic health records.
  6. Maintain the integrity of a master patient index.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

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

  • Successful completion of laboratory assignments are outlined on the lab schedule.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

  • Critical thinking skills
  • Medical terminology
  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Health record content
  • Spreadsheet software
  • Word processing