Official 2015-2016 College Catalog by Richland Community College

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Page 129 of Official 2015-2016 College Catalog

128 instructional programs health information technology medical coding general description the health information technology associate in science degree program prepares students for a career in health information technology hit the curriculum combines the disciplines of medicine information management and computer technology into one program of study students will learn how to perform a variety of technical health information functions including the following analyzing and evaluating health information for accuracy compiling administrative and health statistics coding diagnoses as well as procedures for reimbursement and databases and utilizing electronic health record e.h.r software the health information technology degree program is accredited by the commission on accreditation for health infomatics and information management education cahiim students completing the aas degree will be eligible to sit for the national rhit exam through the american health information management association the program can be completed entirely online sample of job titles with this degree health information supervisor insurance claims specialist patient information and disclosure specialist health data analyst quality improvement specialist physician practice manager clinical coding specialist electronic health record coordinator this is a career and technical education program some of the courses may not transfer to four-year institutions suggested full-time course sequence fall semester cis 110 comm 101 engl 101 hit 101 hit 140 credit hours 3 3 3 3 3 spring semester hit 115 hit 141 hit 143 hit 243 hit 248 3 3 3 3 3 summer semester hit 190 or hit 195 general education elective 2 3 fall semester hit 210 hit 215 hit 230 hit 241 hit 250 3 3 3 3 3 spring semester hit 240 hit 245 hit 290 p rel 100 general education elective 3 3 3 3 3 additional program information students who begin in spring may not finish in a two-year time frame