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Computer Basics in Healthcare (TCH-201)
Location:
Various: distance learning format

Length:
Varies (self-study; self-paced)

Dates:
June 2017 - Present.

Subject Area:
Allied Health

Number of Credits:
3

Learners Outcome:
Upon successful completion of the exam, students will be able to: define healthcare information technology; summarize the major healthcare legal practices and regulations; identify proper communication methods for use in healthcare workplace; comprehend EHR/EMR access roles and responsibilities for using Protected Health Information (PHI); explain how to set up, troubleshoot, and configure devices to a desktop workstation using computing resources and languages; assist in setting up basic networks with EHR/EMRs in mind; Identify the uses for clinical software, and describe the steps in the clinical process; explain and identify medical interface components and diagnostics processes; describe different modes of data protection; identify areas of vulnerability and ways to protect wireless networks; and define encryption and how it can be used to secure healthcare data.

Instructions:
Computer Basics in Healthcare touches on fundamentals of healthcare, health information technology, and computer based management systems that support healthcare professionals and institutions.

Credit Recommendation:
In the associate/certificate degree category, 3 semester hours in Medical Billing and Coding, Medical Administrative Assisting, Medical Assisting, or Allied Health (6/17).


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