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D188
Health Information Technology (MCOD)
OCC 
Program Overview:
The Health Information Technology field is a quickly growing field. Completing the Health Information Technology program shows employers you have a well-rounded education in this field. Students will learn to ensure the quality of medical records. Training will include using computer applications to assemble and analyze patient data. Students will work to provide information to make good decisions in improving patient care and controlling costs. Students will learn coding of diagnoses and procedures in patient records for reimbursement and research purposes. The program will allow students to find employment or continue their education with a Bachelor’s degree.

Graduates will be employable in hospitals, and other healthcare settings including office-based physician practices, nursing homes, home health agencies, mental health facilities, and public health agencies. In fact, they may be employed in outside organizations that use patient data and/or health information, such as law and insurance firms, pharmaceutical companies, and health product vendors.

Pre-Program Requirement
BOC1201 Beginning Keyboarding (2 Cr.) or equivalent skills

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Semester 1
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2019
SP2020
DAP 1201
Business Computer Systems
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3
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GEN 2297
Employment Skills
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2
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HEA 1225
Introduction to Medical Terminology
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3
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HEA 2264
Medical Insurance & Coding I
about
3
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MED 2204
Intro to Health Information
about
4
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Term Total
15
Semester 2
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2019
SP2020
HEA 2215
Electronic Med Records Mgmt
about
3
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HEA 2266
Medical Insurance and Coding II
about
3
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LSC 2264
Anatomy for Healthcare
about
3
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MED 2206
Intro to Pathophys & Pharm
about
3
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MED 2208
Reimbursement & Revenue Cycle
about
3
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Term Total
15
Semester 3
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2019
SP2020
ENG 1111
Composition I
about
3
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HEA 2210
Healthcare Statistics
about
4
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HEA 2216
Legal Aspects of Health Info
about
3
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HEA 2217
Data Mgmt & Info Governance
about
3
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HEA 2218
Healthcare Leadership & Mgmt
about
3
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Term Total
16
Semester 4
Prefix/Num
Title
Info
CR
FA2019
SP2020
HEA 2219
HIT Capstone Course
about
3
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HEA 2220
Certification Preparation
about
2
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HEA 2296
Topics in Health Information
about
3
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HEA 2297
HIT Professional Practice
about
3
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PSY 1101
General Psychology I
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3
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Term Total
14
Program Total
60


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