HIT 100
Introduction to Health Information Technology: Hospital Settings
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 45 hours LEC; 27 hours LAB
This course is an introduction to health records systems in the acute care setting focusing on procedures for completion, maintenance, and preservation of health information. The relationship between health information management and the health care delivery system will also be discussed. Students will become familiar with the concept of accreditation, certification, and licensing of health care facilities with emphasis on the accreditation survey process.