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Healthcare Privacy and Security

This e-Learning delivered Healthcare Privacy and Security Certificate prepares students for employment in data access, disclosure and healthcare informatics. Students who complete this program are prepared to work in a variety of employment settings, particularly in healthcare related facilities. This certificate contains coursework that will apply toward the Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Management (HIM).

Admission Requirements

High school diploma or GED, and must complete English placement exam as part of the admissions process.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

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Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours30
General Requirements9
Program Requirements21

General Requirements

Written Communication Skills

ENGLS111Methods of Written Communication3

Oral Communication Skills

COMMS111Fundamentals of Oral Communication*3
* Grade of C (2.00) or better

Computer Skills

CISS105Computer Literacy3

Program Requirements

HIMS101Introduction to Health Information Management I3
HIMS102Introduction to Health Information Management II3
HIMS181Introduction to Healthcare Systems3
HIMS240Legal Aspects of Health Information3
HIMS251Healthcare Quality Improvement and Project Management3
HIMS285Healthcare Privacy and Security3
HIMS289Healthcare Information Technology3

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