HITT 1260. CLINICAL - HEALTH INFORMATION MEDICAL RECORDS TECHNOLOGY/TECHNICIAN
(LECTURE 0, CLIN 6). CREDIT 2. WECM.

A health-related, work-based learning experience that enables the students to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by a clinical professional.

HITT 1301. HEALTH DATA CONTENT AND STRUCTURE
(LECTURE 3, LAB 1). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Introduction to systems and processes for collecting, maintaining, and disseminating primary and secondary health related information including content of health record, documentation requirements, registries, indices, licensing, regulatory agencies, forms, and screens.

HITT 1305. MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY I
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Study of medical terms through word origin and structure. Introduction to abbreviations and symbols, surgical and diagnostic procedures, and medical specialties.

HITT 1311. HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS
(LECTURE 3, LAB 1). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Introduction to health IT standards, health-related data structures, software applications, and enterprise architecture in health care and public health.

HITT 1341. CODING AND CLASSIFICATION SYSTEMS
(LECTURE 3, LAB 1). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Fundamentals of coding rules, conventions, and guidelines using clinical classification systems. Prerequisite: HITT 1305 and BIOL 2401. Prerequisite or co-requisite: HITT 1349 and BIOL 2402.

HITT 1345. HEALTH CARE DELIVERY SYSTEM
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Examination of delivery systems including organization, financing, accreditation, licensure, and regulatory agencies. Prerequisite: HITT 1301.

HITT 1349. PHARMACOLOGY
(LECTURE 3, LAB 1). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Overview of the basic concepts of pharmacological treatment of various diseases affecting major body systems. Study of the pathology and general health management of diseases and injuries across the life span. Topics include etiology, symptoms and the physical and psychological reactions to diseases and injuries. Prerequisites: HITT 1305 and BIOL 2401. Prerequisite or co-requisite: BIOL 2402.

HITT 1353. LEGAL AND ETHICAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFORMATION
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Concepts of privacy, security, confidentiality, ethics, health care legislation, and regulations relating to the maintenance and use of health information. Prerequisite: HITT 1301.

HITT 1355. HEALTHCARE STATISTICS
(LECTURE 3, LAB 1). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Principles of health care statistics with emphasis in hospital statistics. Skill development in computation and calculation of health data.

HITT 2266. PRACTICUM - REGISTERED HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNICIAN REVIEW
(LECTURE 0, PRAC 14). CREDIT 2. WECM.

Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, College and student. Review Health Information Technology (HIT) competency skills and knowledge. Prerequisite: HITT 1260.

HITT 2335. CODING AND REIMBURSEMENT METHODOLOGIES
(LECTURE 3, LAB 1). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Advanced coding techniques with emphasis on case studies, health records, and federal regulations regarding prospective payment systems and methods of reimbursement. Prerequisite: HITT 1341.

HITT 2339. HEALTH INFORMATION ORGANIZATION AND SUPERVISION
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Principles of organization and supervision of human, fiscal, and capital resources.

HITT 2343. QUALITY ASSESSMENT AND PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT
(LECTURE 3, LAB 0). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Study of quality standards and methodologies in the health information management environment. Topics include licensing, accreditation, compilation and presentation of data in statistical formats, quality management and performance improvement functions, utilization management, risk management, and medical staff data quality issues. Approaches to assessing patient safety issues and implementation of quality management and reporting through electronic systems and approaches to assessing patient safety issues and implementation of quality management and reporting through electronic systems. Prerequisite: HITT 1301.

HITT 2346. ADVANCED MEDICAL CODING
(LECTURE 3, LAB 1). CREDIT 3. WECM.

Advanced concepts of ICD and CPT coding rules, conventions, and guidelines in complex case studies. Investigation of government regulations and changes in health care reporting. Prerequisite: HITT 1341. Prerequisite or co-requisite: HITT 2335.