Health Information Technology, C.S.C.

Career Studies Certificate
Campuses: Medical Education (Springfield)

This curriculum is designed to produce students competent in all aspects of workflow process analysis and redesign, as it relates to the adoption, implementation, maintenance, and optimization phases of the transition to the use of an electronic health records system.

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
HIT 100 Introduction to the Healthcare Delivery System 1
HIT 130 Introduction to Computers in Healthcare 3
HIT 141 Introduction to Healthcare and Health-IT in the U.S. 3
HIT 132 Health-IT Infrastructure Development 3
1HLT 141 Introduction to Medical Terminology 1
SDV 101 Orientation to (a Specific Discipline) 1
Total 12
2nd Semester
HIT 229 Performance Improvement and Data Usage in Healthcare 3
HIT 230 Computer Applications in Healthcare 3
HIT 233 Working with Electronic Health Records 3
HIT 235 Emerging Technologies in Health-IT 3
Total 11
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 23
One Year Credits
1st Semester
Introduction to the Healthcare Delivery System
HIT
100
1
Introduction to Computers in Healthcare
HIT
130
3
Introduction to Healthcare and Health-IT in the U.S.
HIT
141
3
Health-IT Infrastructure Development
HIT
132
3
1HLT
141
1
Orientation to (a Specific Discipline)
SDV
101
1
Total 12
2nd Semester
Performance Improvement and Data Usage in Healthcare
HIT
229
3
Computer Applications in Healthcare
HIT
230
3
Working with Electronic Health Records
HIT
233
3
Emerging Technologies in Health-IT
HIT
235
3
Total 11
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 23

1 Licensed healthcare providers wishing to challenge this course must work with their academic advisor.

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