Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Oct 28, 2020  
Montgomery College 2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NWIT 141 - Healthcare Information Technology


Prepares students to become a healthcare information technology technician. Knowledge and skills covered include healthcare-related regulatory requirements, such as the Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA), healthcare terminology/acronym, electronic health records (EHRs), medical business operations, and healthcare-specific security best practices. It covers the objectives required by a major health information and management systems certification. Assessment Level(s): AELR 930 /ELAR 980 /READ 099 . Three hours each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Explain information technology healthcare-related regulatory requirements
  • Identify various information technology healthcare organizational structures and their methods of operation
  • Articulate information technology healthcare-specific security best practices
  • Implement IT operations in order to support electronic health records (EHR) systems
  • Describe information technology healthcare legal practices
  • Define commonly used medical terms


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