Program Coordinator: Nan Jones, LRC 212, Ext., 2465
Length: Two semesters (one year)
Purpose: With the increased requirements of insurance and medical agencies there is a need for qualified personnel in medical offices. This program is designed to train personnel for full-time employment upon completion of the course requirements. In addition, the curriculum furnishes the student the opportunity to take courses that prepare them for certification exams.
Medical Records Worker
Medical Office Clerk
Admissions Requirements: A student eligible for admission to the College can normally be considered for admission to Health Information Management.
Program Requirements: The two-semester curriculum provides training in medical terminology, health records management, coding for health records, and health record applications. Proficiency in high school English and mathematics is required. Students who are not proficient in English and mathematics will be required to correct their deficiencies in developmental courses. It is highly recommended that students who are not proficient in Keyboarding take AST 114, Keyboarding for Information Processing.
Health Information Management
First Semester (Summer)
College Composition I
Orientation to College Success
Healthcare Information Systems
Health Records Coding I
Medical Terminology & Disease Processes I
Health Records Management
Third Semester (Spring)
Medical Terminology & Disease Processes II
Advanced Coding and Reimbursement
Anatomy and Physiology for Adm. Health Prof.
2*Seminar and Project
Total Minimum Credits Required for Certificate.................................36
1. It is highly recommended that students who are not proficient in keyboarding take AST 114, Keyboarding for Information Processing.
2. Seminar and Project is designed to facilitate successful completion of licensure assessment.