Catalog 2021-2022

Health Information Management Technology

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the associate of applied science degree program in Health Information Management Technology will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Demonstrate factual, conceptual, and procedural knowledge of health information technology concepts through the five associate degree entry-level competencies.
  • Demonstrate the use of critical thinking skills to identify and solve problems in discipline-specific situations.
  • Accurately select and sequence diagnostic and procedural medical codes from routine in-patient and outpatient records based on official coding and reimbursement guidelines.
  • Articulate the appropriate interaction with customers/clients and coworkers for health information management technology and the healthcare field as demonstrated by internships, role plays, or other discipline-specific methods of evaluation.
  • Demonstrate competency in the use of health information-related technologies by effectively participating in research, labs, demonstration labs, testing, or other discipline-specific methods of evaluation.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the diploma program in Health Information Coding will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Demonstrate factual, conceptual, and procedural knowledge of health information technology concepts through the five associate degree entry-level competencies.
  • Demonstrate the use of critical thinking skills to identify and solve problems in discipline-specific situations.
  • Accurately select and sequence diagnostic and procedural medical codes from routine in-patient and outpatient records based on official coding and reimbursement guidelines.
  • Articulate the appropriate interaction with customers/clients and coworkers for health information technology and the healthcare field as demonstrated by internships, role plays, or other discipline-specific methods of evaluation.
  • Demonstrate competency in the use of health information-related technologies by effectively participating in research, labs, demonstration labs, testing, or other discipline-specific methods of evaluation.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduate of the Healthcare Access Representative (TCC) will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Process medical insurance claims
  • Interpret benefits from insurance cards
  • Calculate charges related to deductibles, copays, and coinsurance
  • Interpret medical terminology
  • Perform registration processes