Electronic Health Info Mgmt (eHIM)

Electronic Health Info Mgmt (eHIM) - A.A.S. Degree

Recommended Course Sequence

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
ADTC 1005 Keyboarding/Formatting
Description
ADTC 1005 This course covers basic formatting for business documents, including letters, memos, reports, and tables. Straight-copy skill development for speed and accuracy will also be included. Prerequisites: A typing speed of 35 words per minute with five or fewer errors

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1005

3
ADTC 1018 Basic Computer Applications
Description
ADTC 1018 This course covers basic information on the history of computers and their impact on society, computer hardware and desk application software. Students will learn the fundamentals of word processing, database, spreadsheet, and presentation applications. Students will also be introduced to use of the Internet and e-mail. This course meets the Dakota County Technical College's computer literacy requirement.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1018

3
ADTC 1045 Medical Terminology
Description
ADTC 1045 This course is an introduction to building medical terms and learning the meanings. Students will learn combining forms, word roots, prefixes and suffixes, and how these word parts apply to building medical terms. Students will also learn common medical abbreviations and symbols. THIS COURSE IS THE SAME AS HEAL1502.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1045

2
ADTC 1049 Applied Medical Terminology
Description
ADTC 1049 This advanced medical terminology course is a continuation of ADTC1045 Medical Terminology with a focus on word analysis, spelling, pronunciation, and usage of medical terms. Word roots/combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, abbreviations and medical terms will be addressed for the medical specialty areas including oncology, radiology, psychiatry and pharmacology. There will be an emphasis placed on diagnostic terms, laboratory and clinical procedures assigned to each of the body systems. In addition, students will apply medical terminology usage to common healthcare documentations. Prerequisites: ADTC1045

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1049

3
ADTC 1051 Human Diseases
Description
ADTC 1051 This course provides basic information about common disease conditions affecting various body systems. There is a focus on the general principles of disease and signs and symptoms of specific disease processes. Major concepts include diagnostic tests, treatment modalities, and medication protocols related to specific disease processes.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1051

3
ADTC 1056 Introduction to Healthcare Documentation
Description
ADTC 1056 This course provides an orientation to the health care delivery system, health records, and the health information profession. A study of the basic concepts of medical record science needed to function effectively as a medical records clerk in a hospital, nursing home, clinic, or physician's office. Teaches the various forms which comprise a medical record, assembly of records, record analysis, medical record anatomy, and terminology and explores other job classifications available in medical records.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1056

3
ADTC 1080 Technology in Healthcare
Description
ADTC 1080 The students enrolled in Technology in Healthcare will learn essential concepts important for the successful use of electronic medical records in any career setting. Students will learn the history and standards for electronic medical records and develop practical expertise using a fully functional electronic medical records program. Coursework using realistic patient case studies and records along with actual electronic medical records software will provide the student with practical training that can be transferred to any health care setting. Additional coursework will include advanced PowerPoint, Excel, and Access exercises relating to the healthcare area. (Prerequisites: ADTC1005, ADTC1018 Basic Computer Applications).

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1080

3
ADTC 1085 Transcription and Speech Editing
Description
ADTC 1085 This course will cover the basics of traditional medical transcription and will expand to learning in-depth editing skills in speech recognition transcription. Students will experience working with documents that are typically generated at a clinic or hospital such as: S.O.A.P. notes, history and physical exams, consultation reports, surgery reports, pathology reports, laboratory reports, discharge summaries and emergency room reports. Prerequisites: ADTC1018 and ADTC1005)

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1085

3
ADTC 1090 Insurance and Coding
Description
ADTC 1090 This course covers the basics of International Classification of Disease (ICD-10-CM) codes and Current Procedural Terminology (CPT-4) codes. Students will learn the historical background of coding procedures; learn the step-by-step process for coding disease conditions and the various procedures used in the medical field. Using sample exercises and working with an electronic medical record, students will develop skill and accuracy of basic medical coding. An overview of health insurance plans will be discussed. Prerequisite: ADTC1045

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1090

3
ADTC 1250 Project Management I
Description
ADTC 1250 In this introduction project management course, students will be exposed to the fundamentals of general project management principles. Topics include project management functions, project manager roles and responsibilities, the project life cycle, and conflict resolution.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1250

3
ADTC 1260 Certification Basics - Word
Description
ADTC 1260 This course covers training in the preparation for students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam for Word.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1260

3
ADTC 1265 Certification Basics - Excel
Description
ADTC 1265 This course covers training in the preparation for students to take the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam for Excel.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1265

3
ADTC 1270 Certification Basics - Access
Description
ADTC 1270 This course covers training in the preparation for students to take the Microsoft office Specialist Exam for Access.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1270

3
ADTC 1285 Oral Business Communications and Job Seeking Skills
Description
ADTC 1285 This course covers the development of oral communication skills in the following areas: one-to-one communication, oral presentations to groups, use of MS PowerPoint in presentations and student evaluation of speeches. Students will also learn successful employment interview strategies as well as how to find various job leads, write a successful resume, application letter, and follow-up letter.

Credits: 2

Effective Dates: 05/21/2014 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: ADTC1285

2
HEAL 1101 Anatomy and Physiology
Description
HEAL 1101 This course is an introduction to the structure and function of the human body. Focus will be on the study of each individual organ system and the interaction of each system with the rest of the body.

Credits: 4

Effective Dates: 06/03/2002 - 12/31/9999

Course Outline: HEAL1101

4
PHIL 1350 Medical Ethics
Description
PHIL 1350 This course introduces students to basic issues in medical ethics. Emphasis will be placed on the process of considering ethical theory, ethical principles, laws, and professional codes of onduct in the analysis of specific cases from the field. This course will be of special interest to students in nursing and dental programs, though students in any program will find the study of medical ethics worthwhile. Suggested Accuplacer reading cut score over 78 and completion of ENGL 1150: Composition I. Meets MnTC Goal 6 and Goal 9

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 6,9

Course Outline: PHIL1350

3
Total Core Credits: 47

General Education Courses

Course Title Credits
ENGL 1150 Composition I
Description
ENGL 1150 This course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. Also included in the course content are critical reading and logical reasoning. Meets MnTC Goal 1 - PREREQUISITES: Student must score an 86 or above on the Accuplacer Sentence Skills assessment OR complete developmental courses through English Essentials AND score a 78 or higher on the Accuplacer Reading Comprehension Assessment OR complete College Reading I or II.

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 08/24/2009 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 1

Course Outline: ENGL1150

3
SPEE 1020 Interpersonal Communication
Description
SPEE 1020 This course focuses on the practical and theoretical concepts of human communications and the styles used in personal, social and professional environments. Students will also acquire skills in critical thinking, perception, listening, emotional communication, verbal and non-verbal expressions and conflict resolution. Meets MnTC Goal 7

Credits: 3

Effective Dates: 03/26/1999 - 12/31/9999

MNTC Goals: 7

Course Outline: SPEE1020

3
General Education Elective(s)** 4
General Education Elective(s) (MnTC Goal 3 or Goal 4 )*** 3
Total General Education Credits: 13
Total Program Credits: 60
** Select General Education electives from any MnTC goal area.
*** Select General Education electives from MnTC goal area.