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.