Health Information Technology: Certificate of Competence
The Certificate of Competence in Health Information Technology (HIT) develops a foundation in records and information management for a medical facility and the health information technology profession. Students completing the certificate will have the skills and knowledge necessary to assist in maintaining accurate and timely medical data in clinics, hospitals, and other health care organizations. The certificate will lead to job opportunities as patient access clerks, physician office clerks, registrars, registration clerks, and ward clerks.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to do the following:
- Apply problem-solving skills and health care knowledge to address customer, patient, or organizational needs.
- Use computer and other office technology tools to accomplish administrative responsibilities in maintaining a secured information system while adhering to workplace policies and procedures and government laws.
- Use basic medical coding methodology and patient record guidelines to accurately process documents through the document life cycle.
Certificate of Competence (CO) Info at a Glance
Program: Health Information Technology
Certificate of Competence (CO)
In order to obtain a Health Information Technology (HIT) Associate in Science (AS), students must pass all required courses with a grade of C or better.
Information on program length, estimated cost of education, completion rates, student loan Indebtedness, and job placement: Certificate of Competence, Health Information Technology