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2018-19 Catalog 
    
2018-19 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIMC 130 - Introduction to Health Information


Introduces the field of health information management and technology. Presents the healthcare delivery system, medical records format and content, various filing systems, the environment where the information is gathered, by whom the information is used, and the technology behind health information systems. Provides instruction in retention policies and procedures, documentation, confidentiality issues, and legal and regulatory aspects of the medical record. Explores career areas and opportunities related to health information management and medical coding. Prerequisite(s): C or better in READ 125 and ENGL 125 or qualify by placement test.
(PCS 1.2, 3 credit hours - 3 hours lecture, 0 hours lab)