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REQUIRED CURRICULUM

SUMMER SESSION 1 Units Computer Information Systems 3

CIS 250 C ENGL 100 C HI 100 C HS 145 C

SEMESTER 1 Units Word Processing 2 College Writing 3 Trends in Health Care Delivery 2 Survey of Medical Terminology 3

BIOL 210 C HI 101 C HI 102 C CIS 251 C HS 277 C

SEMESTER 2 Units Anatomy and Physiology 5 Health Information Science 3 Legal Aspects of Health Care 2 Advanced Word Processing 2 Cultural Awareness and Health Care 3

HS 147 C HI 103 C MGT 111 C HI 115 C

SEMESTER 3 Units Survey of Disease 3 Health Care Statistics 3 Business Communications 3 Medical Staff Services Science 3

HI 215 C HI 225 C HI 205 C HI 203 C

SEMESTER 4 Units Medical Staff Services Science 2 Information Technology 3 Directed Practice II 4 Medical Quality Management 2 Total Units 51

Health Information Technology (HI) HI 080 C  Selected Topics

.5 to 8 Units

Term hours: Variable hours lecture and variable hours laboratory per week. This course is designed to meet the health information technology student’s need for current topics and issues, updated information in health care review of specialized subject matter and/or preparation for health information related certification exams. Content will emphasize clinical application of theoretical principles in the discipline. Computer software, videotapes, resource materials, instructor assessment of individual student knowledge and skills will be utilized. Variable Unit Class. May be taken for credit 4 times. Pass/No Pass/Letter Grade Option.

HI 100 C  Trends in Health Care Delivery

2 Units

Term hours: 32–36 lecture. This course investigates how and where health care is delivered in the United States and examines different health care practitioners and professional healthcare associations, the role of federal, state and local governments in health care, and the impact of managed care organizations. How consumers pay for health care as well as how health care providers receive reimbursement for services are discussed. The principles of customer focused health care are discussed. Current issues affecting the delivery of health care are emphasized. The course is recommended for students interested in health care or preparing for careers in health care. (CSU)

HI 101 C  Health Information Science

3 Units

Term hours: 32–36 lecture and 48–54 laboratory. This course is an in-depth investigation of the generic components of the content, use and structure of health care data and data sets and how these components relate to primary and secondary health record systems. Emphasis will be placed on the content of the health record and documentation requirements pursuant to federal/state regulations and voluntary accrediting body standards. Discussions will focus on health care data sets. Laboratory activities will include data entry; assembly and analysis of medical records; filing and retrieval of information; and reading and interpreting medical records. $3.00 Material Fee — Payable at Registration. (CSU)

HI 102 C  Legal Aspects of Health Care

2 Units

HI 103 C  Health Care Statistics

3 Units

HI 105 C  Directed Practice I

4 Units

HI 110 C  Medical Insurance Billing

3 Units

Same as HS 102 C. Term hours: 32–36 lecture. The focus of this course is on the legal and ethical issues affecting health care industry, health care providers, and health information managers. State laws, federal regulations, and case precedents form the basis for class discussion. Topics include tort law, confidentiality and release of medical information, informed consent, corporate and personal liability, patient rights, negligence and medical malpractice, contract and labor law, and ethics. Special emphasis is placed on the procedures for safeguarding the security of health care data to prevent inappropriate disclosure of confidential health information. (CSU) Prerequisite: HI 101 C with a grade of “C” or better. Term hours: 32–36 lecture and 48–54 laboratory. This course focuses on the effective collection, presentation, and verification of healthcare data necessary for the preparation of administrative and clinical reports. The role of data in clinical research, vital statistics and epidemiology will be discussed. Laboratory activities will focus on development of electronic data presentation skills and the interpretation and analysis of healthcare data. The role of the health information professional in transforming data into meaningful information for use in clinical and financial decision-making will be stressed. Data reliability and validity will be emphasized. (CSU) Prerequisite: HI 101 C and CIS 111 C and enrollment in the Health Information Technology Program. Term hours: 32–36 lecture and 96–108 laboratory. This course is an investigation of the components of the content, use, and structure of health care data and data sets in the following alternative health care settings: long term care, home health, hospice, ambulatory care, behavioral health and rehab services. Emphasis is on analyzing the content of the health record and documentation requirements pursuant to federal/state regulations and voluntary accrediting body standards. Discussions will focus on the opportunities for health information management professionals in these different settings. Directed practice activities focus on the abstracting of data, analysis of findings, and preparation of reports in alternative health care settings. Students are assigned to an affiliated health related agency for supervised directed practice. Students shall have the status of learner and shall not be considered agency employees, nor shall they replace agency staff. Directed practice is conducted as a nonpaid, laboratory experience. (CSU)

Prerequisite: HS 145 C or equivalent. Term hours: 48–54 lecture. This course focuses on the principles and mechanics of ambulatory care and medical office billing and will cover the entire billing process from the initial verification of insurance benefits, to the submission of the claim form, and to final collections process. It provides exposure to the many types of private and governmental insurance: Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross, health maintenance organizations, workers compensation, etc. CPT and ICD-9-CM coding principles related to claims submissions will focus on the use of complete diagnostic coding, CPT modifiers and HCPCS Level II codes. The advantages of electronic claims submission will be discussed. Students will learn to complete insurance claim Form 1500, the universally accepted billing format for medical offices. (CSU)

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CIS 111 C

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