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HIMA110 - Introduction to Health Information Management

 

The purpose of this course is to introduce the students in Health Information Management to the historical development of the health care field with emphasis on the organizational structure of health institutions: federal, state, local agencies and allied health associations. The course also addresses the theoretical and practical applications of health information management, the Health Information Department, its functions, and an overview of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). The course includes definitions of, standards for, and the development of the health record (both electronic and paper-based) as to content, format, evaluation, completion, legal and regulatory aspects and automation. The course content also consists of numbering systems and methods; the use of accessory equipment and technology; conversion systems; the master patient index; filing systems and control; evaluation methods; electronic health records, and supplies and equipment. Documentation issues, along with indexes, registers, and health data collection are also introduced.

 

Prerequisites

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Corequisites

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
07/30/18 - 01/04/19 01/07/19 - 03/03/19 Winter 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
08/27/18 - 02/01/19 02/04/19 - 03/31/19 Winter 2019 Session I - 8 Week session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session
10/29/18 - 03/29/19 04/01/19 - 05/26/19 Spring 2019 Session B - 8 Week session
11/26/18 - 05/03/19 05/06/19 - 06/30/19 Spring 2019 Session I - 8 Week session

Course Materials


Book Title: Health Information Management : Principles and Organization for Health Information Services - 6th ed. - e-book available in the APUS Online Library; links also provided in the classroom Lessons section
ISBN: 9781119151203
Publication Info: Wiley Lib
Author: Skurka
Unit Cost: $90.00
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: N/A