|HIM 1201 - Introduction to HIM|
An introduction to the health care delivery system with specific emphasis upon the profession of health information management. This overview includes a review of healthcare providers and facilities (acute care, ambulatory care, home health care, long term care, etc. ), medical staff organization and functions, the health information department and its management, current trends in health care, and the changing roles of health care professionals. PREREQUISITE: BOC 1201 Beginning Keyboarding or concurrent enrollment.