HIT 176: Introduction to Health Information

Class Program
Credits 4
Introduction to health record practice and the health information profession. Students will study health record, functions, content, documentation, purposes, and users including secondary data sources and data sets. Students will be introduced to legal and ethical issues, including data privacy, confidentiality, and security standards. Students will explore ethical issues in health information management. Students will use virtual lab software applications. Web-based instruction. Prerequisites and/or Corequisites: None. (F, O)