HIM* 102
Co-requisite: HIM* 201

This course introduces the student to the field of health information technology. Topics to be covered include the health care organization and career possibilities. Focus is on the medical record’s purpose, format, content, and accuracy. Medical record retention, policies and procedures, documentation, and accurate coding will be discussed. Legal aspects concerning the medical records such as confidentiality and privacy will be covered.

Offered: Fall, Spring