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  Sep 23, 2017
 
Catalog 2017-18

Health Information Management Electronic Health Record Career Pathway Certificate


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Less-Than-One-Year Certificate of Completion

The Health Information Management Electronic Health Record Career Pathway Certificate is designed to provide the technical skills and basic knowledge for students interested in a professional setting for electronic health record career. This Pathway is a hands-on, theory-based delivery for professionals in the health care industry. Students interested will understand software application and equipment operations, engage in insurance and billing process, complete patient charting, understand and comply with healthcare regulations and quality improvement measures and reporting. This certificate is for individuals seeking skills needed to work in physicians’ offices, hospitals, veterinary offices, behavioral offices, etc. 

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  • Manage day-to-day functions of EHR data.
  • Manage backup of EHR data.
  • Acquire external patient data.
  • Maintain a provider database for the purpose of continuity of care.
  • Audit charts to ensure compliance of proper charting.
  • Maintain security of protected health information in compliance with HIPAA. 

Program Requirements


Number of credit hours necessary for completion: 15

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