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Electronic Medical Records (HIM)
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Program Overview:
Electronic Medical Records technicians review medical records to ascertain accuracy with regard to treatment procedures and coding, preparation of files for long term storage, compilations of statistics and data for use by other medical personnel, preparation of medical reports, and provision of access to medical information by appropriate parties (third-party payers, attorneys, etc.). This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level jobs in health care. To achieve this goal, all students complete an internship experience in a health care environment. Upon completion of the certificate, students can take the CMAA/CBCS/CEHRS exam through the National Healthcareer Association to become a certified Billing Coding Specialist.

Graduates of this program will find jobs in hospitals, clinics, health planning agencies, insurance companies, nursing homes, health maintenance organizations, and ambulatory care centers.

Program and/or Course Requirements:
Electronic Medical Records students must pass all courses in the curriculum with at least a C and maintain a minimum term GPA of 2.0 to proceed through the program. Students must place into Beginning Algebra on the ACCUPLACER test or remediate to that level.

Prerequisite for online classes: CIS 114, Intro Learning Services Online

Prerequisite for HIM 1201 is BOC 1201 or concurrent enrollment

Students considering the Nursing Program should take HEA 1225 rather than HIM 1207

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Semester 1
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
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SU2017
FA2017
HEA 1209
HIPAA for Allied Health
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1
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HEA 2267
Intro to ICD-10-CM
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4
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HIM 1201
Introduction to HIM
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3
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HIM 1202
HIM Data Management
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3
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HIM 1207
CEMRS Medical Terminology
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3
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Term Total
14
Semester 2
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
SU2017
FA2017
ENG 1212
Technical Writing
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3
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GEN 2297
Employment Skills
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3
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HIM 1205
HIM Intro to Human Pathophys
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3
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PHI 2141
Ethics in the Medical Community
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3
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TEL 1275
Essential Computer Skills
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2
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Term Total
14
Summer Semester
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
SU2017
FA2017
HIM 2220
Clinical Practicum
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3
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Term Total
3
Program Total
31


We recommend that you contact an advisor before enrolling in any degree, certificate, or transfer program to ensure all requirements are met including total hours associated with transfer courses.

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