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Career Studies Certificate

Program Coordinator and Advisor:   Nan Jones, LRC 212, njones@vhcc.edu 276-739-2465

Length:                                                    Two semesters (one year)

 

Electronic Health Records Technology is a growing field that allows patient records to be more easily accessed by medical professionals.  This program will prepare students to create and maintain electronic medical records that will track immunizations, prescription medications, test results and other medical information. This career studies certificate could work in tandem with the Health Information Management certificate or the Administrative Support Technology – Medical Office Specialist (AAS).

 

Occupational Objectives:


Medical Office Clerk

Medical Records Worker

Records Technician

Patient Information Clerk

Health Data Entry

Physician’s Administrative Assistant


 

Electronic Health Records

First Semester

 

Course Number

 

Course Title

Lec.

Hrs.

Lab.

Hrs.

 

Crs.

HIM 113

Medical Terminology and Disease Process I

3

0

3

HIM 101

Health Information Technology

3

3

4

HIM 130

Health Information Systems

3

0

3

HIM 150

Health Records Management

3

0

3

 

Totals

12

3

13

Second Semester

HIM 114

Medical Terminology and Diseases II

3

0

3

HIM 163

Anatomy and Physiology

3

0

3

HIM 226

Legal Aspects of Health Records

2

0

2

HIM 233

Electronic Health Records Management

3

0

3

AST 137

Records Management

3

0

3

 

Totals

14

0

14

 

Total Credits

 

 

27

 

Prerequisite:  Keyboarding Skills required.  Enroll in AST 114 (2 credits) if proficiency requirement has not been meet.

Last updated: 1/10/2013 12:15:14 PM