Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
HIM 290
Course Title:
HIM Teams and Training
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Course Description

Examines and develops skills for functioning in teams and providing training for healthcare staff and consumers. Covers project and change management concepts in relation to health information. Prerequisites: HIM 121, HIM 141, HIM 182, HIM 270, HIM 273, HIM 275, HIM 281, HIM 283, HIM 286. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  1. Organize and facilitate meetings including the use of presentation tools.
  2. Explain the methodology of training and development.
  3. Use project management methodologies in team assignment.

  4. Apply the fundamentals of team leadership.
  5. Explain the impact of change on people, processes and systems when implementing changes.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

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

  1. Answer theoretical and application questions on information covered in the lecture, graded assignments and reading assignments.
  2. Prepare information for health information training sessions for health care professionals and for the consumer.
  3. Participate in teams to prepare training materials on how to perform assigned tasks within a health information management department..

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

To complete the outcomes in this course students must have skills in:

  • Health record content
  • Health care facilities and professionals
  • Federal and state regulations for health records
  • Joint Commission documentation standards
  • Accrediting agencies documentation standards
  • Medical terminology
  • Written and oral communication
  • Personal Health Records
  • Privacy rules and regulations