The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Health Information: Long Term Care Settings program prepares individuals for entry-level health information processing positions in long term, home health, and hospice facilities. Students will perform such duties as collecting, analyzing, assembling, releasing, coding, and reporting patient information in both paper and electronic record systems.
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses required within the program.
The following courses must be completed within five (5) years of the Required Course(s) for which they are Prerequisite requirements: BIO160, BPC110, and HCC145.
Students must be willing to undergo a background check performed by the MCCCD approved vendor. (Students who are unsure of their background status may take a preliminary background check at their own expense before entering the program, results not sent to the college.)
- Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior, and cultural competency skills according to long term care professional practice standards. (HIM103, HIM183)
- Apply critical and creative thinking skills in decision-making and problem-solving processes in accordance with in long term care standards and best practices. (HIM103, HIM106, HIM183, HIM205)
- Apply legal and ethical concepts and principles applicable to long term care setting regulations and guidelines. (HIM103, HIM106, HIM183)
- Use health informatics and health information technologies in long term care settings. (BPC110, HIM103, HIM106, HIM183, HIM205)
- Apply anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, and medical terminology concepts in the long term care coding function. (BIO160, HCC145, HIM183, HIM200)
- Apply clinical nomenclatures, vocabularies, classification systems, revenue cycle management processes, and coding compliance concepts according to long term care standards. (HCC145, HIM183)
|Course #||Course Title||Credits|
|BIO160||Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology||4|
|BPC110||Computer Usage and Applications||3|
|HCC145||Medical Terminology for Health Care Professionals||3|
|HIM103||Long Term Care Delivery||4|
|HIM106||Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Information Management||3|
|HIM183||Diagnostic Coding in Long Term Care Settings||4|
|HIM200||Human Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for Health Information Management (HIM) Professionals||3|
|HIM205||Managing Health Information in Long Term Care Settings||2|
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