HSC 155: Introduction to Electronic Health Records

Class Program
Credits 3

This course introduces the student to the purpose, history, and methods pertaining to documentation and record keeping in the health care industry. Data analytics, continuum of care, HIPAA and the HITECH Act are also integrated throughout the course. Students will learn the financial implications and incentives government offers to facilities and private practices for compliance with utilizing electronic formats for charting, prescribing medications, tests, treatments etc. This is an introductory course.

Health Science students must earn a "C" or higher in all HSC courses in order to graduate from their respective programs.