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105 Health Information Associate of Applied Science Health Information – MR2 This Tech Prep Degree Program is a professional program which is designed to lead to an Associate of Applied Science Degree. Prerequisites for the program include a minimum of 12th grade reading level as determined by Lee College Placement Testing. A full-time student can complete the program in two years. This program is accredited by the Commission on Accredita- tion of Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM). Students are eligible to apply to take the National Examination to become a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). In the Academic Study Program, students study anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, basic disease processes, medical transcription, record storage and re- trieval, medicolegal aspects, quality improvement, data pro- cessing, health record science, hospital statistics, and human resource management. This program offers preparation for a technical area of serv- ice in hospitals, clinics, and related health facilities. Students are trained in manual and electronic methods of health record management including record assembly, analysis, coding, abstracting, transcription, filing, and record mainte- nance. Part of the learning experience will include working in the Health Information Management Department of a hospital or other health care facility. Mastery of the National Examination furthers job opportunities and increases salary. Notes: • Students should plan to take indicated capstone course in their last semester and should speak with their advisor prior to registering for the final semester. Core curriculum courses are shown in bold type. If a particular course is not specified, refer to Core Curriculum Options on page 57. FIRST SEMESTER SCH __ HITT 1305 Medical Terminology I 3 __ ITSC 1309 Integrated Software Applications I 3 6 SECOND SEMESTER __ ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3 __ BIOL 2401 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4 __ HITT 1349 Pharmacology 3 __ HITT 1301 Health Data Content & Structure 3 __ HITT 1345 Health Care Delivery Systems 3 16 THIRD SEMESTER __ BIOL 2402 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 4 __ MRMT 1307 Medical Transcription I 3 __ HITT 1341 Coding & Classification Systems 3 __ HPRS 2301 Pathophysiology 3 __ PSYC 2301 Introduction to Psychology 3 16 FOURTH SEMESTER __ HITT 2160 Clinical: Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician 1 __ SPCH - - - - Oral Communication 3 4 FIFTH SEMESTER __ HITT 1355 Health Care Statistics 3 __ MRMT 2433 Medical Transcription II 4 __ HITT 2260 Clinical - Health Information/ Medical Records Technology/Technician 2 __ HITT 1353 Legal & Ethical Aspects of Health Information 3 __ HITT 2335 Coding & Reimbursement Methodologies 3 15 SIXTH SEMESTER __ HITT 2339 Health Information Organization & Supervision 3 __ HITT 2343 Quality Assessment & Performance Improvement 3 __• HITT 2261 Clinical - Health Information/ Medical 2 __ ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3 __ - - - - - - - - Creative Arts/LPC 3 14 Total Semester Credit Hours for Degree 71

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