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HITC 105 - Introduction to Health Information Technology

(2,2) 3 Credits

This course is an introduction to the health information profession, the health information department, and the health record. This course covers basic concepts and techniques for managing and maintaining health record systems. Topics include health record content, assembly, qualitative analysis, format, record control, storage, retention, forms design/control, indices and registers, and numbering and filing systems. This course provides in-depth presentation of the origin, uses, standards, content, format, access and retention of data across the healthcare continuum including both paper and electronic health records. Documentation requirements for complete and accurate health records as required by licensing, certifying, and accrediting agencies is also presented.


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