Sep 28, 2020  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIT 1002 - Introduction to Health Information Technology


Credits: 2
2L
This introductory course surveys the history of health records, professional ethics, and the functions of a health information department, retention of records, medical forms, and health information practices. It serves as an introduction to numbering, filing, storage systems, and basic medical record procedures, including release of information; a study of the responsibilities to health care administration, medical staff, and other medical professionals. It is also an introduction to the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHCO) standards for the health care record.



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