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The Health Information Technology (HIT) associate of applied science degree program provides students the opportunity to gain the knowledge and technical skills necessary for managing health information within the health care delivery system. Students will study anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, pathology, pharmacology and laboratory procedures, the scope of the health information management system, the origin, use, content and format of health records and release of information, ICD-10-CM and CPT coding, health care reimbursement, legal/ethical aspects, and data analysis, quality and supervision in health information.

Career and Educational Opportunities

The health information field has opportunities in hospital medical records/health information departments, clinics, physician offices, long-term care facilities, ambulatory care facilities, managed care organizations, insurance agencies, state health departments, the federal government, entrepreneurship and private industry. Additional career information is available from the American Health Information Management Association.

Program Requirements

  • Math Skills 2
  • Reading & Writing Skills 2

Courses

Term 1

  • BIO 1310 - Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology 3 credit hour(s)

and

  • BIO 1392 - Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory 1 credit hour(s)

or

  • BIO 2210 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I 3 credit hour(s)

and

  • BIO 2310 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II 3 credit hour(s)
  • HIT 1020 - Medical Terminology and Anatomy 3 credit hour(s)
  • HIT 1240 - Principles of Disease 3 credit hour(s)
  • HIT 1250 - Pharmacology and Laboratory Procedures 2 credit hour(s)
  • IT 1010 - Fundamentals of Information Literacy and Systems 3 credit hour(s)

Term 2

  • ENG 1101 - College Writing 3 credit hour(s)

or

  • ENG 1101P - College Writing Plus 4 credit hour(s)
  • HIT 1015 - Introduction to Coding 3 credit hour(s)
  • HIT 1030 - Health Data Content and Structure 3 credit hour(s)
  • Human Relations Requirement 3 credit hour(s)
  • OTEC 1175 - Computers in the Medical Office 2 credit hour(s)

Term 3

  • AAS Mathematics Requirement 3-4 credit hour(s)
  • ENG 1119 - Workplace Writing and Communication 3 credit hour(s)
  • HIT 1060 - Health Information Management Systems 3 credit hour(s)
  • HIT 1070 - Legal/Ethical Aspects of Health Information 3 credit hour(s)
  • HIT 2011 - ICD-CM Coding 3 credit hour(s)

Term 4

  • HIT 2030 - CPT Coding 3 credit hour(s)
  • HIT 2021 - ICD-PCS Coding 3 credit hour(s)
  • HIT 2040 - Health Information Data Analysis 3 credit hour(s)
  • HIT 2050 - Health Information Supervision 3 credit hour(s)
  • HIT 2060 - Reimbursement Methodologies 2 credit hour(s)
  • HIT 1090 - Health Information Practicum 2 credit hour(s)

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School of Health, Wellness and Public Safety

خيارات الدراسة

دوام كامل (60-63 CREDIT HOURS)

رسوم التسجيــل
USD $3,552 for more than 18 credit hours plus USD $296 per credit hour above 18

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تاريخ البدء

متوقع سبتمبر 2020

مكان عقــد الدورة

Main Campus

900 University Blvd. SE,

ALBUQUERQUE,

New Mexico,

87106, United States

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للطلاب من الولايات المتحدة

Students will need one of the following: A high school diploma with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

للطلاب الدوليين

Applicants are required to have US high school diploma or equivalent.

TOEFL Minimum score: 61

IELTS Minimum score: 6.0 plus

CEFR Minimum CEFR score: B2

Special Requirements

Physical Requirements

Students must be in good physical and psychological health. Students may be asked to provide documentation of a recent physical examination. Many health programs require the student to be able to safely lift and/or move a minimum of 50 pounds. Reasonable accommodations are made for students with disabilities. However, some disabilities may prohibit students from completing program specific competencies or gaining employment. Students with disabilities that may interfere with completing program competencies are advised to contact the School of Health, Wellness & Public Safety (HWPS) Office for more information.

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