College Credit Certificate
The Electronic Health Records Certificate Program is designed to provide students with competencies necessary to obtain employment as electronic health records technicians. All coursework may later be applied to an Associate in Applied Science degree if the student desires.
Required Program of Study
|Course Number||Semester||Course Title||Credits|
|EHR200||Fall||Administrative Medical Assistant||3|
|EHR210||Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare||3|
|EHR100||Medical Terminology for the Healthcare Profession||3|
|ORI102||College Success Strategies||2|
|EHR110||Spring||Computerized Medical Office||3|
|EHR220||Health Insurance Billing and Coding||3|
|IFT120||Advanced Microcomputer Applications||3|
|Total Credit Hours Required for the Program||32|
Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:
- Utilize a personal computer to prepare documents using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software to perform basic navigation of the Internet.
- Create integrated documents, worksheets, databases, and presentations suitable for coursework, professional purposes, and personal use using personal productivity software.
- Demonstrate proficiency in keyboarding of business letters, memos, reports and tables at a high level of speed and accuracy.
- Demonstrate knowledge of the basic components of medical practice management software application and their functions.
- Identify the purpose and provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
- Define the contents of an electronic health record and the operation of an electronic medical record system.
- Understand concepts common to medical insurance plans in health care delivery.
- Interpret inpatient/outpatient record documentation to identify diagnoses and services/procedures.
- Define medical terminology used in health care delivery.
- Summarize federal legislation and regulations affecting health care.
Please note: These programs can be pursued on a part-time basis.
Appropriate placement test scores, or the completion of certain developmental courses, are required for all programs of study. Additional prerequisites may be necessary for some courses and can be found in the course descriptions section of the catalog.
It is recommended that students confer with their advisor when selecting electives.