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Medical Terminology

Overview:

Application and orientation to medical terminology, basic structure of medical terms and their components- roots, prefixes, suffixes and combining forms. Emphasizes analysis, meaning, spelling and pronunciation to building a medical vocabulary applicable to the specialties of medicine, major diseases and terms used on physical examination, diagnosis and treatment.

Course delivery: Online
Total hours: 6 hours/week for 8 weeks (48 hours total)
Start Date January 17, 2017
End Date: March 13, 2017

Exploring Computers

Overview:

This course is designed to afford students the opportunity to acquire basic digital office technology skills used in the modern office, including those related to computer processes, Internet technologies, social media, word processing, spreadsheets, relational databases, and communication software such as e-mail, presentation, and information dissemination applications. The course is intended for those seeking entry-level clerical office positions in a modern medical setting

Course delivery: Online
Total hours: 5 hours/week for 8 weeks (40hrs total)
Start Date: February 8, 2017
End Date: March 31, 2017

 

Structure Query Language (SQL) for Healthcare Information Tech

Overview:

This course provides students with the fundamental knowledge to work get started learning SQL, the standard data query language used in almost all databases today. SQL is one of the most common tools used to query relational databases. This course teaches you how to use SQL to retrieve, insert, update, and delete information from relational databases in a sophisticated manner.

Course delivery: Online
Total hours: 5 hours/week for 8 weeks (40hrs total)
Start Date: March 6, 2017 (includes Spring Break)
End Date: May 6, 2017

Healthcare Organization Practices

Overview:

This course provides students with the fundamental knowledge to work in entry- level office administrative positions for various health-care facilities. Discussions will include medical ethics, legal responsibilities, and appropriate communications skills. A practical “hands-on” learning approach to concepts, skills and applied applications of computer software programs will be introduced. Medical office software for completing patient registration, records, appointment scheduling, and billing and collection will be examined.

Course delivery: Online
Total hours: 10 hours/week for 8 weeks (80hrs total)
Start Date: June 26, 2017
End Date: August 19, 2017

Business Intelligence Tools and Reporting

Overview:

Accessing and analyzing your data is of critical importance in the health care industry. Business Intelligence tools allow you to do this. Learn how to develop database-independent reports using industry-standard reporting tools.

Course delivery: Online
Total hours: 5 hours/week for 6 weeks (40hrs total)
Start Date: May 15, 2017
End Date: June 24, 2017

Healthcare Information Technology (HCIT) Capstone

Overview:

This capstone course covers technologies used to manage of health information; communication and network technologies; data and information file structures; health data collection tools, health information exchanges, data and interchange standards, consumer informatics, data integrity and security. Federal efforts enhancing healthcare quality via use of technology, and the SDLC process are covered. Labs allow students to interact with various health information management related software.

Course delivery: Online
Total hours: 10 hours/week for 8 weeks (80hrs total)
Start Date: August 21, 2017
End Date: October 16, 2017

Training and books/training materials are at no cost for participants.

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