A.A.S. Health Information Technology
About the Program
This program will provide students with the skills and knowledge to:
Maintain components of health information systems consistent with the medical, legal, accreditation, and regulatory requirements of the health care delivery system. Maintain, compile, and report health information data for reimbursement, facility planning, marketing, risk management, utilization management, quality assessment, and research as well as to abstract and code clinical data using appropriate classification systems. Analyze health records according to federal, state, and accrediting body standards.
General Education Courses complete the following 5 requirements15 creditsTake the following courses:ENGL1101 - Writing and Rhetoric I3 creditsCOMM1101 - Fundamentals of Oral Comm3 creditsPSYC1101 - Introduction to Psychology3 creditsTake 1 course from the following 2MATH1123 - Math in Modern Society3 creditsMATH1153 - Statistical Reasoning3 creditsTake 3 credits of additional General Education courses
Core courses complete the following 17 requirements54 creditsTake the following courses:Take 1 course from the following 2HO1106 - Medical Terminology2 creditsHCA2210 - Med Terminology and Comm2 creditsTake 1 course from the following 2HO1107 - Medical Law and Ethics3 creditsHCA4475 - Health Law and Bioethics3 creditsTake HO1111 or one of the alternative set of courses listed below:HO1111 - Intro Anatomy and Physiology4 creditsAlternative 1 for HO1111BIOL2227 - Human Anat and Phys 13 creditsBIOL2227L - Human Anat and Phys 1 Lab1 creditBIOL2228 - Human Anat and Phys 23 creditsBIOL2228L - Human Anat and Phys 2 Lab1 creditAlternative 2 for HO1111 - Take the followingBIOL3301 - Advanced Human A&P 13 creditsBIOL3301L - Advanced Human A&P 1 Lab1 creditBIOL3302 - Advanced Human A&P 23 creditsBIOL3302L - Advanced Human A&P 2 Lab1 creditTake 1 course from the following 3HO2208 - Introduction to Pathology3 creditsBIOL2229 - Introduction to Pathobiology3 creditsBIOL3306 - Advanced Pathobiology3 creditsHO2209 - Principles of Drugs and Uses3 creditsHIT2202 - Health Information I4 creditsHIT2204 - Health Information II4 creditsHIT2205 - ICD 10 CM Coding3 creditsHIT2206 - ICD 10 PCS Coding3 creditsHIT2207 - Supervised Prof Practice II4 creditsHIT2209 - CPT Coding3 creditsHIT2213 - Adv Coding and Rev Cycle4 creditsHIT2215 - Introduction to Reimbursement2 creditsHIT2216 - Healthcare Stats and Analytics3 creditsHIT2217 - Quality Improvement3 creditsHIT2220 - Informatics Technology I3 creditsHIT2224 - Informatics Technology II3 credits
* Please note that you must meet with an advisor each semester in order to verify degree completion time as well as online course offerings for the program requirements.