2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
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2018-2019 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIT-130 Health Information Technology Applications I

Credits: 3
Contact Hours: Lec 3
Tier Rate: Tier II
This course provides an introduction to common health information software applications. Focus will be on health data management, medical terminology, pathophysiology and pharmacology. Topics will include introduction to simulation software applications related to Master Patient Index, reporting mechanisms, custom form revision, duplicate management, data management, Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set elements, encoder reference tools. Emphasis will be on data quality and data integrity. Prerequisite(s): Grade of "C" or better in HIT 120 . Corequisite(s): HIT 120  can be taken concurrently.