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Health Information Management (AAS)

Associate in Applied Science (AAS)

 

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    Degree Requirements

    16 credits completed in residence
    2.00 (C) grade point average
    62 total credits
    ASC 100-Freshman Seminar

    Associate in Applied Science (AAS)
    General Education Requirements

    The health information management program prepares students for employment in a variety of health care areas:  hospitals, clinics, private medical practices, chiropractic offices, dental offices, veterinary hospitals, nursing homes and assisted-living facilities, government agencies, and insurance companies.  Students will be able to find employment in the records management department as well as in many other areas of the facility.  Students will be eligible to sit for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) examination sponsored by the American Health Information Management Association.

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    Fact Sheet

    Suggested Courses                                                                          Credits

    ACCT 102
    AH 138
    AH 139
    AH 140
    AH 171
    AH 220
    AH 266
    AH 281
    AH 282
    AH 287
    BIOL 115
    BOTE 121
    BOTE 152
    COMM 110
    COOP 197
    CSCI 101
    ENTR 234
    PHRM 137
    SOC 110

    Fundamentals of Accounting
    Medical Coding I
    Medical Coding II
    Coding Certification Preparation
    Medical Terminology I
    Fundamentals of Medical Transcription
    Laboratory Procedures
    Medical Insurance/Billing
    Medical Law & Ethics
    Computer Applications in Healthcare
    Human Structure & Function
    Business English
    Keyboarding II (or 45 wpm)
    Fundamentals of Public Speaking
    Cooperative Education/Internship
    Introduction to Computer
    Customer Service
    Pharmacology for Business
    Introduction to Sociology
    Wellness Course
    Electives

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    3
    3
    2
    3
    1
    2
    3
    2
    2
    3
    3
    2
    3
    1
    3
    3
    2
    3
    2
    7

    Suggested Electives                                                                       Credits

    BOTE 217
    COMM 110
    ENGL 125
    GIS 107
    SOC 110

    Records Management
    Fundamentals of Public Speaking
    Introduction to Professional Writing
    GIS Applications
    Introduction to Sociology

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    3
    3
    3
    3


    Students, with consent of their advisors, may choose other appropriate electives to complete this section.