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Health Information Management

 

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  
HIM 150 Health Records Management 3  
HIM 265 Facility Based Coding 3  
HIM 253 Health Records Coding 4  
ITE 119 Information Literacy 3  

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 & Reimbursement 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 226 Legal Aspects of Health Record Documentation 2  
HIM 229 Performance Improvement in Healthcare 2  
HIM 233 Electronic Health Records Management 3  
HIM 290 Coordinated Internship 2  
HIM 257 Health Data Classification  Systems 3  
ELIGIBLE FOR AMERICAN HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION (AHIMA) CERTIFIED CODING
ASSOCIATE (CCA) 
    Social Science Elective 3  
MTH 155 Statistical Reasoning 3  
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 276-523-9054
Angie Lester
alester@mecc.edu 276-523-7462
Wes Mullins, Assistant Dean of Business & Information Technology
jmullins@mecc.edu 276-523-9017