Certificate in Electronic Health Records Specialist

Electronic Health Records Specialist (Cert)

This certificate of achievement is designed as a program for student's interests in the field of health care information systems, health information privacy and security, compliancy with payment laws and regulations, hospital medical office, doctor's office and the management of health information. The students completing the certificate will be trained as a medical administrative assistant. Your certificate exhibits commitment to your profession and personal growth.
General Education Core Credit Hours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
MTH 100 Intermediate Applied Mathematics or higher
(except MTH 197 Introductory Topics in Mathematics or MTH 297 Mathematic Topics in Globalization)
Total General Education Core Hours 6
Computer Information Core Credit Hours
CIS 101 Computers for Learning 3
CIS 201 Computer Applications in Business 3
Total Credit Hours 6
Health Information Technology Core Credit Hours
ALH 116 Medical Terminology 3
HIT 100 Introduction to Health Information Technology 2
HIT 115 Health Systems 3
HIT 120 Records Management 3
HIT 170 Electronic Health Records 3
HIT 260 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Healthcare 1
HIT 297 (Capstone/Field Experience) 3
Total Credit Hours 18
Degree Requirements Credit Hours
Total Hours Required 30
All courses approved by the Curriculum Committee are done so on a provisional basis. There will be a review of the course/program during the first year it is the course catalog to see if it meets the expectations of the division and curriculum committee.