Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog 
    Apr 01, 2023  
Montgomery College 2015-2016 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HINM 175 - Automation of Health Information

(TP/SS only) CE

This course introduces the students to computer applications in health care. 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 114.

2 semester hours

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

  • Discuss significance of the electronic health record (EHR).
  • Identify management techniques for controlling automated functions in a health record department, such as request for proposals, contracts, etc
  • Participate in the development of a data base for the health information program.
  • Identify and discuss computer terminology and applications in a health environment.
  • Define various levels of licensing within the field
  • Recognize the function of the HIM professional in the future.
  • Assign appropriate numbers or identify electronic numbering activities
  • Recognize the different filing systems and their appropriate use
  • Adhere to ethical standards

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