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Associate in Applied Science



Health Information Management - Curriculum

A.A.S: Health Information Management

Campus: MCC-Penn Valley, Health Science Institute
Program Coordinator: Patricia Elliott, M.Ed, RHIT, 816.604.4245
Application deadline: March 1

IMPORTANT: Degree and certificate requirements may change! Please consult an academic advisor before enrolling.

Program Prerequisites

COLL 100
HLSC 100
First Year Seminar or
Introduction to Health Professions
1-2
HIM  100 Medical Terminology 3.0
HLSC 108 Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professions or  
BIOL 109 Human Anatomy and Physiology or  
BIOL 110  Human Anatomy and  
BIOL 210 Human Physiology 4-10
ENGL 101 Composition & Reading I 3.0

GENERAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

BIOL 137 Intro to Pathophysiology 4.0
COMM 100   Fundamentals of Speech 3.0
HIST 120
HIST 121
POLS 135
POLS 136
POLS 137
United States History to 1865 or
United States History Since 1865 or
Introduction to Political Science or
Introduction to American National Politics or
Introduction to State and Local Politics
3.0
PSYC 140 General Psychology 3.0
SOCI 160 Sociology 3.0
Specific Program Requirements
CSIS 115 Computer Concepts and Applications 3.0
HIM  101 Introduction to Health Information Management 4.0
HIM  108 Legal Aspects of Health Information 3.0
HIM  110 Pharmacology 2.0
HIM  112 Database for Health Information 2.0
HIM  115 Healthcare Statistics 3.0
HIM  120 Quality Improvement in Healthcare 3.0
HIM  130 Health Data Systems 3.0
HIM  135 Organizational Management 3.0
HIM  202 Clinical Classification Systems - Diagnostic 4.0
HIM  207 Clinical Classification Systems - PCS 3.0
HIM  214 Healthcare Reimbursement Methodologies 3.0
HIM  215 Clinical Professional Practice I 3.0
HIM  218 Ambulatory Care Coding - CPT 4.0
HIM  221 Coding Professional Practice 2.5
HIM  222 Health Information Management Competency 3.0
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED 75.5-82.5
Last Modified: 3/20/17