Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description

MDR-208 - Health Information Management (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITE: Approval of the Instructor
This course provides the health information technology student with management principles necessary for entry-level employment as a health information supervisor. In addition to general management topics such as communication and interpersonal skills; teams and committees; leadership concepts and techniques; and labor laws, much of the course is devoted to specific health information management topics. These include health information work flow and process monitors; plans and budgets and developing orientation, in-service and continuing education programs for healthcare employees. The student will also spend time sharing and evaluating specific management-related experiences learned during their professional practice at area healthcare facilities. This course requires a per credit health career fee; Check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.

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