Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
    Dec 06, 2023  
Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HINM 170 - Management of Health Information

(TP/SS only) CE

This course introduces the students to management techniques for controlling functions in a health record department, such as request for proposals, contracts, and personnel. Basic computer literacy and keyboarding skills are necessary. PREREQUISITE(S): CMAP 120 , HINM 133 , HINM 146  and HINM 115 , or consent of program coordinator. One and one-half hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week. Formerly HI 113.

2 semester hours

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

  • Describe the components of management and how they relate to running a health record department.
  • Discuss the four functions of management: planning, organizing, directing and controlling, and how they are applied in the operation of a health record department.
  • Investigate and report on a topic related to management in a health setting.
  • Prepare a report on a local transcription center.
  • Design a floor plan for a Health Information department.
  • Develop a job description and a job procedure for a function in a Health information department.

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