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HIM 1001
HEALTH INFO MGMNT ORIENT

Offered: Fall An introductory course with emphasis on the basics of health information management as related to career choices, giving the student a better understanding of opportunities in the field. The course will also focus on helping the student develop good study skills, career goals, and understand policies and information needed for a successful college career.


HIM 2033
CODING PRINC MEDICAL OFFICE

Prerequisites: AHS 2013, 1023, BIOL 2004, or permission of instructor. A study of medical coding using ICD-9-CM and CPT codes in the medical office. Students will be taught to evaluate patients' medical records to correctly assign both diagnostic and procedural codes required for healthcare reimbursement in the medical office setting.


HIM 3021
MEDICAL TRANSCRIPTION

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HIM 3023
INTRO HEALTH INFO MGMT

Offered: Fall Prerequisite: Admission to the HIM Program. A study of the history of health records, professional ethics, the functions of a health information department, retention of records, medical forms, health information practices, and responsibilities to healthcare administration, medical staff, and other medical professionals.


HIM 3033
BASIC CODING PRINCIPLE

Offered: Fall Prerequisites: BIOL 2004, AHS 2013, or permission of instructor. An in depth study of the principles of disease and procedural coding using the ICD 9 CM classification system. Areas emphasized during the course include: the purpose of coding, the definition of key terms, accurate application of coding principles, methods to assure quality data, and a review of the impact of prospective reimbursement on the function of coding.


HIM 3043
ADV CONCEPTS/HLTH INFO

Offered: Fall Prerequisite: HIM 3023 A study of such advanced concepts as quality improvement, utilization review, licensure and accreditation standards, medical staff, and interdisciplinary relationships.


HIM 3132
HEALTH DATA/STATISTICS

Offered: Spring Prerequisite: HIM 3023 or permission of instructor. A study of the methods of recording diagnoses and operations by recognized systems of disease, procedural and pathological nomenclatures and classification systems, manual and computerized systems of indexing and abstracting, research and statistical techniques, and health information data handling.


HIM 3133
ALTERN HEALTH RECORDS

Offered: Spring Prerequisite: HIM 3023 A study of health record requirements in non- traditional settings such as cancer programs, ambulatory care facilities, mental health centers, and long term care facilities.


HIM 3153
CURRENT ISSUES IN HIM

Prerequisite: HIM 3023 An in-depth study of the latest issues affecting the field of health information management. Specific topics will vary to reflect emerging technology including such topics as eHIM, electronic health records, personal health records and HIPAA privacy concepts.


HIM 4034
ADVANCED CODING PRINCIPLES

Offered: Spring Prerequisite: HIM 3033 A continuation of HIM 3033, dealing with advanced principles of coding using ICD-9-CM and CPT-4. Experience with coding of health records as well as DRG grouping and the administrative aspects of coding will be emphasized. Note: May not be taken for credit after completion of HIM 4032. $10 lab fee.


HIM 4063
ORGANIZATION/ADMIN

Offered: Fall Prerequisites: HIM 3023 and senior standing. A study of the application of the principles of organization, administration, supervision, human relations, work methods, and organizational patterns in the health information department. The duties and relationships of the health information manager and the social forces affecting the department and current trends in hospital and medical care are investigated.


HIM 4073
LEGAL CONCEPTS/HEAL FLD

Offered: Spring Prerequisites: HIM 3023 and senior standing, or permission of instructor. A study of the principles of law as applied to the health field. Consideration is given to the importance of health records as legal documents as well as a general introduction to the law, administration of the law, legal aspects of healthcare facility and medical staff organization, release of information, confidential communication and consents and authorizations.


HIM 4083
HEALTH ORGANIZ TRENDS

Offered: Spring Prerequisites: HIM 3023 and senior standing, or permission of instructor. A comprehensive review of the trends and changes in the healthcare field. Historical aspects of healthcare organization and governmental health agencies are reviewed. Emphasis is placed on current events in the healthcare arena.


HIM 4092
RESEARCH IN HIM

Offered: Spring Prerequisites: HIM 3023 and senior standing. A study of the specific research methodology used in a health information management setting. Emphasis will be given to hands on performance of research in conjunction with area health care facilities and agencies. Formal presentation of research will also be a component of the course.


HIM 4153
PRINCIPLES/DISEASE

Offered: Spring Prerequisites: AHS 2013, BIOL 2004, and permission of instructor. An introduction to medical science, including the etiology, treatment and prognosis of various diseases. Emphasis is given to the medical information as viewed from the standpoint of a health information management professional.


HIM 4182
PROF PRACTICE EXPER I

Offered: Fall Prerequisites: HIM 3023, HIM 3043, HIM 3133, HIM 3132 and HIM 3033 Active participation within an actual health information management department providing a supervised learning experience through which the student develops insight, understanding, and skills in health information procedures, accepts responsibilities and recognizes the need for confidentiality. $20 laboratory fee.


HIM 4292
PROF PRACTICE EXPER II

Offered: Spring Prerequisite: HIM 4182 A supervised learning experience through which the student learns to recognize the contribution of and learns to work with other professional and non professional personnel, learns to recognize and deal with personnel problems in a health information department. $10 laboratory fee.


HIM 4892
SEMINAR/HIM

Offered: First summer term Co-requisite: HIM 4895 A seminar, utilizing the case method approach, on problem situations encountered in the field of health information management. This course includes discussion of problems that arise during their affiliation experience.


HIM 4895
AFFILIATION

Offered: First summer term Prerequisites: Successful completion of all required HIM courses except HIM 4892. Provides the student with a four-week management experience in the activities and responsibilities of the health information management professional. Augments theoretical instruction received during previous courses. Student is actively involved in the management process while under direct supervision of a qualified health information management professional. Note: Although every effort is made to secure a convenient locale, the student must assume full financial responsibility for this assignment. $10 laboratory fee.


HIM 4951
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Offered: On demand Prerequisite: Departmental approval Advanced students carry out independent research activity relating to a significant problem in a major field of study. Supervised by faculty member. Formal report and presentation required. One to four credits depending on problem selected and effort made.


HIM 4952
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Offered: On demand Prerequisite: Departmental approval Advanced students carry out independent research activity relating to a significant problem in a major field of study. Supervised by faculty member. Formal report and presentation required. One to four credits depending on problem selected and effort made.


HIM 4953
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Offered: On demand Prerequisite: Departmental approval Advanced students carry out independent research activity relating to a significant problem in a major field of study. Supervised by faculty member. Formal report and presentation required. One to four credits depending on problem selected and effort made.


HIM 4954
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH

Offered: On demand Prerequisite: Departmental approval Advanced students carry out independent research activity relating to a significant problem in a major field of study. Supervised by faculty member. Formal report and presentation required. One to four credits depending on problem selected and effort made.


HIM 4983
SYSTEMS ANALYSIS/HIM

Offered: Fall Prerequisites: COMS 1003, COMS 2003, HIM 3023, and senior standing. A course designed to provide a detailed study of the relationship between health information management departments and computerized information systems. Students will learn from a variety of projects related directly to the clinical setting.


HIM 4991
SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN HIM

Open to health information management senior students only. The problems will vary to fit the needs of the student and reflect the continual changes in the allied health field.


HIM 4992
SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN HIM

Open to health information management senior students only. The problems will vary to fit the needs of the student and reflect the continual changes in the allied health field.


HIM 4993
SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN HIM

Open to health information management senior students only. The problems will vary to fit the needs of the student and reflect the continual changes in the allied health field.


HIM 4994
SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN HIM

Open to health information management senior students only. The problems will vary to fit the needs of the student and reflect the continual changes in the allied health field.


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