Health Information Management

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Health Information Management (152)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course #  Course Title Credit Pre-Requisite Courses (if applicable)
NAS 171 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
HIT 130 Introduction to Computer Systems for Health Information Technology 3  
HIM 113 Medical Terminology & Disease Processes I 3  
HIM 260 Pharmacology for HIM 3  
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
FIRST YEAR SPRING

HIM 114 Medical Terminology & Disease Processes II 3  
    Guided General Education Elective 3  
HIM 150 Health Records Management 3  
HIM 265 Facility Based Coding 3  
HIM 253 Health Records Coding 4  
SDV 106 Preparation for Employment 1  
ELIGIBLE FOR CAREER READINESS CERTIFICATIONS WHILE ENROLLED IN SDV 106

SECOND YEAR FALL
HIM 149 Introduction to Medical Practice Management 2  
HIM 151 Reimbursement Issues in Medical Practice Management 2  
HIM 249 Supervision & Management Practices in HIM 3  
HIM 254 Advanced Coding & Reimbursements 4 HIM 253
ELIGIBLE FOR AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL CODING CERTIFICATION (AAPC) CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL CODER (CPC)  
HIM 251 Clinical Practice I 3  
    Humanities Elective 3  
SECOND YEAR SPRING
HIM 220 Health Statistics 3  
HIM 226 Legal Aspects of Health Record Documentation 2  
HIM 229 Performance Improvement in Healthcare 2  
HIM 233 Electronic Health Records Management 3 HIT 130 or HIM 130
HIM 290 Coordinated Internship 2  
HIM  295 RHIT Test Prep 1  
    Social Science Elective 3  
ELIGIBLE FOR AMERICAN HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (AHIMA) CERTIFIED CODING
ASSOCIATE (CCA) AND AMERICAN HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (AHIMA) REGISTERED HEALTH INFORMATION
TECHNICIAN (RHIT)

Total Program Credits 67  

Notes and Additional Curriculum Options

Course substitutions may be available. Please see an advisor for more information.
 

For Further Information, Contact:

Nora Blankenbecler, HIM Program Director
nblankenbecler@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 241
Tommy Clements, Dean of Applied Science and Technology
tclements@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 431