Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2018-2019

HIT-361 Introduction to Health Information Technology (3.00)

Provides an overview of the health information management profession, and the development, content and analysis of medical records in health care settings. Students will learn the importance of health information management in reimbursement and different classification systems. Includes legal issues in medical records, patient confidentiality, form construction and design, numbering systems, indexes, and registries. Explores health information storage and retention systems and computerization of health records. Credits: 3, Hours: (3/0/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B