Health Information Management (Associate of Applied Science)

Achieve an Associate Degree in as few as 14 months*

Health Information Management (Associate of Applied Science) Mission Statement

The program provides students with theoretical knowledge, technical skills, and professional attributes necessary to obtain entry-level positions in Health Information Management. The program provides graduates knowledge and skills to be self-directed learners with critical thinking and problem-solving abilities, as well as proficiency in communication and interpersonal working relationships. The program prepares students to successfully complete the Registered Health Information Technical credentialing exam.

 Learning Objectives / Instructional Outcomes

The program includes general education courses covering mathematics, written, verbal and nonverbal communications; interpersonal skills; critical thinking; the sciences; and the humanities. Learning objectives include achievement of theoretical knowledge and practical skills in Electronic Health Record concepts, privacy, and security of health information, anatomy and physiology for ICD-10 coding, management coding practice, effective communication and leadership skills. Students will obtain the skills to prepare, analyze, manage, and preserve medical records needed by the patients, hospitals, and insurance companies.

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In order to graduate from the Health Information Management (Associate of Applied Science) program, students must successfully complete the following curriculum:

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