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HIMA503 - Healthcare Vocabulary and Clinical Terminologies

 

This course addresses the nomenclature of healthcare vocabulary and medical terminology for administrators in the health information management (HIM) field. Vocabulary used in the healthcare field provides a common language for practitioners, positively addressing global, as well as safety issues. Students will examine the issues of competing standards, and the different goals and criterions in which terminology and codes were created to address. The course will provide an advanced overview of medical terminology and anatomy used in classification systems in health information management (HIM). Students will study the structures and organization of bodily systems as they relate to the appropriate terminology.

 

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Schedule of Classes

Registration Dates Course Dates Session
06/25/18 - 11/30/18 12/03/18 - 01/27/19 Fall 2018 Session D - 8 Week session
09/24/18 - 03/01/19 03/04/19 - 04/28/19 Winter 2019 Session D - 8 Week session

Course Materials


Book Title: Medical Terminology for Health Professions, 8th ed.
ISBN: 9781305634350
Publication Info: Cengage
Author: Ehrlich, A., Schroeder, C., Ehrlich, L. and Schroeder, K.
Unit Cost: $130.02
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