Nov 24, 2020  
Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 
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HIM 1000 - Fundamental Applications of Health Information Management

3 hours Lecture, 3 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
AA Elective: No
This course introduces the essential application principles of Health Information Management. The history of the Health Information Management profession as it applies to present and future career opportunities is discussed. The course introduces healthcare organizations and licensing and accrediting bodies. The student investigates the content of the acute care health record including form design, format, and documentation requirements. Confidential and ethical issues of patients' healthcare information are covered.

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