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2009-2010 Catalog 
2009-2010 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Information Management, AS

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The Health Information Management program will prepare students to be medical records professionals and specialists in the management of electronic medical records.

The program provides instruction in all aspects of health information management. Emphasis will be the role, purpose, and forms of medical records and related legal and ethical issues, basic employability skills and interviewing techniques for career development. Programs for inpatient as well as outpatient venues will be studied. The HIT program is pending accreditation review by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

Admission Process:

The HIM Program has selective admissions. Because enrollment is limited, a point system for admission will be utilized.

In addition to the admission requirements for the College, the following are a requirements for admission to the HIM Program:

  1. Graduation from high school or receipt of a General Educational Development certificate (GED).
  2. Completion of admission requirements to Edison State College.
  3. Completion of Learning Assistance courses, if required, by the start of the program.
  4. Completion of prerequisites: MAC 1105, BSC 1093C, CGS 1101 Basic Computers.
  5. Attainment of a minimum grade of “C” or above in all general education courses, including prerequisites, required in the HIM program.
  6. Cumulative grade point average of 2.5.
  7. Submission of Official transcripts from post-secondary institutions showing completion of any of the prerequisite or corequisite courses.
  8. Completion of the HIM Application along with the $15.00 application fee receipt
  9. Application deadline: July 1, 2009

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