2016-2017 Catalog

Health Information Technology, A.S.

2233: A.S. Degree Program in Health Information Technology (70 Credit Hours)

CIP: 51.0707

FL CIP: 1351070700

SOC: 29-2071

The Health Information Technology program is an Associate in Science degree designed to prepare the graduate to work with and manage health-related information in a variety of settings. Professional responsibilities include the collecting, storing, processing, retrieving, analyzing, disseminating and communicating of information related to reimbursement, research, planning, delivery, and evaluation of health care services. The Health Information Technology program is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education, 233 N. Michigan Avenue, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60601-5800. Graduating students will be eligible to take the national qualifying examination for certification as a Registered Health Information Technician. Students must attain a minimum grade of C in all required courses.

Students are encouraged to view the Health Information Technology Student Handbook for more information about the program.

Requirements

General Education Courses

ENC 1101Freshman Composition Skills I**

3

One of the following:

MAC 1105College Algebra**

3

MAC 2311Calculus I with Analytic Geometry**

5

MGF 1106Liberal Arts Mathematics**

3

MGF 1107Mathematical Explorations**

3

STA 2023Elementary Statistics**

3

STA 2023HHonors Elementary Statistics**

3

One of the following:

ARH 1000Art Appreciation

3

HUM 1020Introduction to the Humanities

3

LIT 1000Introduction to Literature

3

MUL 1010Music Appreciation

3

PHI 2010Introduction to Philosophy

3

THE 1000Introduction to the Theatre

3

One of the following:

AMH 2020United States History Since 1877

3

ANT 2000Introduction to Anthropology

3

ECO 2013Principles of Economics - Macro

3

POS 2041American National Government

3

PSY 2012General Psychology

3

PSY 2012HHonors General Psychology

3

SYG 2000Introductory Sociology

3

All of the following:

BSC 2085Human Anatomy and Physiology I

3

BSC 2085LHuman Anatomy and Physiology I Lab

1

BSC 2086Human Anatomy and Physiology II

3

BSC 2086LHuman Anatomy and Physiology II Lab

1

Program Core Courses

HIM 1800Introduction to Health Information Technology

3

HSC 2531Medical Terminology

3

CGS 1100Microcomputer Applications

3

HIM 1430Concepts of Disease

3

HIM 2442Pharmacology for HIM Professionals

2

HIM 2260Medical Billing and Reimbursement

3

HIM 2201Comparative Health Records

3

HIM 2253CPT Coding

3

HIM 2722ICD-10-CM Coding

3

HIM 2723ICD-10-PCS Coding

3

HIM 2214Health Care Statistics

3

HIM 2012Legal Aspects of Medical Records

3

HIM 2211Health Information Systems

3

HIM 2510HIM Management Principles

3

HIM 1949Practicum I - Acute Care Settings

3

HIM 2941Coding Professional Practice Experience

3

HIM 2930Health Information Technology Special Topics

3

Total Credit Hours: 70