Healthcare Information Technology O.E.
This occupational endorsement provides training for healthcare workers in the use of health information technology. Courses introduce the student to the fundamentals of electronic health records including privacy and security of Protected Health Information (PHI).
|Minimum Credit Hours||15|
|HIM S101||Introduction to Health Information Management I||3|
|HIM S102||Introduction to Health Information Management II||3|
|HIM S181||Introduction to Healthcare Systems||3|
|HIM S285||Healthcare Privacy and Security||3|
|HIM S289||Healthcare Information Technology||3|
The Alaskan healthcare workforce needs to prepare its employees for the technology shift towards EHRs.
1. Courses train the healthcare workforce on the most current and emerging technologies including EHRs.
2. Students learn the most recent federal requirements in privacy and security.
3. Through this program students learn the fundamentals of healthcare information technology by focusing on the resources, devices, and methods used to acquire, store, retrieve and utilize electronic healthcare information.