Health Information Technology HIT for IT Support Specialist Certificate Program

MyCAA Course Information

Course Code: MYCAA-HIT3
Program Duration: 9 Months
Course Level: Advanced
Mentor Supported: Yes

Course Overview

This training program combines a 3 course training track:

Electronic Health Record Specialist

CompTIA Health Information Technology

CompTIA Health Information Technician Exam Prep

This training program combines a three course training track: Electronic Health Record Specialist and Health Information Technology, and Comp TIA Health Information Technician Exam Prep. The nation's health care delivery system is rapidly being transformed by the introduction of computer-based health information systems - specifically, by electronic health records (EHRs). This Electronic Health Records course covers the basics, including implementation in the physician's office, troubleshooting, HIPPA compliance, and hands-on practical use. This course provides you with the techniques and rationales for using electronic health records in practice and shows how the electronic health record affects your responsibilities on the job. Health Information Technology (HIT) course provides strategies and concepts related to the comprehensive management of health information. Students will learn how to organize and secure health information to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of the health care delivery system. With an overview of the health care industry and strategies for recording and securing patient processing records, this course equips the learner with tools and techniques for improving the health care system by effectively managing health care data. This programs includes CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician Exam Prep course.

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Program Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

Define the core elements of medical terminology

Define electronic health record and its advantages and disadvantages

Comprehend the importance of patient data privacy and security

Identify the steps in patient flow and basic coding techniques

Identify the steps for documenting in the HER

Comprehend the basic structure and terminology of health care information

Identify steps for implementing electronic health records

Identify steps for managing health records and the clinical flow of data

Comprehend medical coding and the reimbursement process

Identify methods for securing health information and remaining compliant

Comprehend the components of healthcare IT systems

Identify steps involved in the flow of healthcare data

Identify methods for complying with healthcare record regulations

Comprehend medical business operations and healthcare IT operations

Identify methods for securing networks and protecting PHI

Job Outlook

Employment of medical records and health information technicians is expected to increase by 21 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. The demand for health services is expected to increase as the population ages. An aging population will need more medical tests, treatments, and procedures. This will also mean more claims for reimbursement from private and public insurance. Additional records, coupled with widespread use of electronic health records by all types of healthcare providers, should lead to an increased need for technicians to organize and manage the associated information in all areas of the healthcare industry.

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