HIT 101 Health Information Management Systems

6 Credit Hours • 90 Contact Hours (Lecture)

Introduces the student to the health record, from inception to completion. Emphasis is on form, content and regulations impacting the health record in the various health care settings. Other areas to be discussed include the computerized aspects of the health record as well as the functions and responsibilities of the health information department. This course also examines various health care delivery systems and health care practitioners. The dilemmas of health care with attention directed to current events and how these events impact our profession are discussed.