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Health Information Technology Diploma

  • Program Length: 8 Months
  • Day Courses Scheduled between
    8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Night Courses Scheduled between
    4:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

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Norfolk, VA

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About our Health Information Diploma

Health Information Technologists are part of a health care interdisciplinary team and an integral part of the health care profession. As a student in the Health Information Technology program, you will obtain a vast array of knowledge about the information technology field that will prepare you for entry into the workforce. You will be introduced to medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and coding concepts. This will prepare you to work in health care institutions reviewing and analyzing health data and transcribing diagnostic and procedural terms and services into a coded form for analysis and billing.

Upon successful completion of this program, you may seek employment as a coder, health information specialist, biller, or a medical record specialist. Additionally, you will be eligible to take the Certified Coding Associate exam through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Syllabus

Course Name Course Type Credit Hours
Medical Terminology I Medical 2.0
Medical Terminology II Medical 2.0
Anatomy & Physiology Medical 2.0
Pathophysiology Medical 2.0
Pharmacology Medical 1.0
ICD-10 Coding I Medical 1.0
ICD-10 Coding II Medical 1.0
CPT Coding I Medical 1.0
CPT Coding II Medical 1.0
Health Information & Delivery Systems Medical 1.0
Legal & Ethical Issues in Healthcare Legal 2.0
Computer Software Applications in Healthcare Information Technology 4.0
Health Information Technology Capstone Medical 2.0
Health Information Technology Externship Medical 2.0
Success in College & the Workplace Career Development 2.0
Total Credit Hours = 26.0

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