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2017 Summer Classes

HIM Health Information Management

Focused coverage of computational skills in health information management related to administrative and financial functions, including arithmetic review, percentages, interest, ratio, proportion, unit factors, graphs, descriptive and inferential statistics that are unique to HIM. This course is applicable only to the Health Information Management AAS degree.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
51723 TD1 Bev Siercks
DIST WEB
5/15 - 8/5

Prerequisite: Placement into MATH S055 or higher.

For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $675 (additional charges may apply)

HIM 135
3 CR
An introduction to root forms, prefixes and suffixes, and medical abbreviations. Focus is on terminology of body systems related to symptomatology, diseases and treatment.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
51724 TD1 Amy Samuel
DIST WEB
5/15 - 8/5

Prerequisite: ENGLS110 or higher placement test.

For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $675 (additional charges may apply)

Introduction to total quality management and improvement including history, philosophy, definitions, and tools. Explores performance improvement through review of case studies, with an overview of the historical development of case management. Introduces project management as related to HIM and implementation of electronic health information.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
52121 TD1 Leslie Gordon
DIST WEB
5/15 - 8/5

Prerequisite: HIM S111 and admission to HIM program.

For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support. Directed Study for: Catherine Villaflores

Tuition and fees: $675 (additional charges may apply)

Provides a review of AHIMA skills needed to prepare for the Registered Health information Technician (RHIT) credential examination.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
51725 TD1 Leslie Gordon
DIST WEB
5/15 - 8/5

Prerequisite: Completion of all HIM lower level program with C or higher, or concurrent enrollment.

For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $225 (additional charges may apply)

Seventy-five hours of professional internship in an assigned health care setting. Application of operational management theory for a health information service. Orientation to all aspects of practice as a health information manager. Completion of management projects designed jointly by student and clinical supervisor. Student writes project report and site evaluation.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
51726 TD1 Leslie Gordon
DIST WEB
5/15 - 8/5

Prerequisite: HIM S280 (may be taken concurrently).

Thursday class meeting is only for the first 3 weeks of semester, before internship begins. Addition fees: Fingerprint/background check/driving record, and immunizations. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $450 (additional charges may apply)

 
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2017 Fall Classes

HIM Health Information Management

An overview of health care systems and the health information management profession. Introduces classification systems, health record content and documentation, data governance and management, and secondary data sources. Presents information protection, access disclosure, archival, privacy and security. Introduces informatics, analytics and data use, including health information technologies, information management strategic planning, decision support, health care statistics, research methods, consumer informatics, health information exchange and information integrity and data quality.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78106 TD1 Susie Feero
DIST COLL
Tuesday
5:00p - 6:00p
8/28 - 12/16

Prerequisite: Admission to any HIM program.

This course requires additional time spent on coursework outside of class meeting times. Books can be ordered from MBS Direct. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $705 (additional charges may apply)

HIM 135
3 CR
An introduction to root forms, prefixes and suffixes, and medical abbreviations. Focus is on terminology of body systems related to symptomatology, diseases and treatment.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77677 TD1 Amy Samuel
DIST WEB
8/28 - 12/16

Prerequisite: WRTG S110 or higher placement test.

For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $705 (additional charges may apply)

HIM 155
3 CR
Introduction to outpatient coding diagnoses and procedures, sequencing, coding conventions, and software. Overview of fraud and abuse regulations as they pertain to coding and billing. Focus on HCPCS/CPT, ICD, ambulatory care coding including coding guidelines and sequencing.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77678 TD1 Martha Wade
DIST COLL
Monday
5:00p - 6:30p
8/28 - 12/16

Prerequisite: BIOL S111 and HIM S135 and admission to any HIM program, or departmental permission.

This course requires additional time spent on coursework outside of class meeting times. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $705 (additional charges may apply)

Review of legal implications of health records and related legal issues including the patient record as a legal document. Examination of emerging laws and legal trends impacting the management of health care information. Introduction to risk management and the role of the HIM professional as compliance and privacy officer. Students attend a court hearing and complete a project on the impact of recent regulatory laws on healthcare settings.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77682 TD1 Patrick Williams
DIST COLL
Thursday
6:00p - 7:00p
8/28 - 12/16

Prerequisite: HIM S111 and admission to HIM degree program.

This course requires additional time spent on coursework outside of class meeting times. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $705 (additional charges may apply)

HIM 255
3 CR
Introduction to inpatient coding diagnoses and procedures, sequencing, coding conventions, and software. Overview of fraud and abuse regulations as they pertain to coding and billing. Introduction to reimbursement methodologies related to inpatient coding. Focus is on HCPCS/CPT, ICD, inpatient coding including coding guidelines and conventions.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77683 TD1 Martha Wade
DIST COLL
Monday
6:31p - 8:00p
8/28 - 12/16

Prerequisite: BIOL S112 and HIM S135.

This course requires additional time spent on coursework outside of class meeting times. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $705 (additional charges may apply)

An introduction to critical components of managing accounts for healthcare organizations in the areas of claims processing, account resolution, budgets, finance, and compliance. Focus is on issues of billing and reimbursement for health care facilities and overview of third party payers.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78593 TD1 Leslie Gordon
DIST WEB
8/28 - 12/16

Prerequisite:HIM S101 and HIM S102.

For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $705 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces basic concepts underlying various pathological processes. Students draw on their knowledge of normal anatomy and physiology to understand how pathogenesis of disease occurs. Discussion of diseases, diagnostic process testing, and treatment options. Introduces drug terminology, administration, toxicity, vocabulary, standards and references. This course may not meet requirements for nursing programs.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77686 TD1 Rose Goeden
DIST COLL
Wednesday
5:00p - 6:30p
8/28 - 12/16

Prerequisite: BIOL S111 and S112. Corequisite: HIM/HS S135 or permission.

This course requires additional time spent on coursework outside of class meeting times. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $940 (additional charges may apply)

HIM 280
3 CR
Concepts of management including management functions. A case study approach is employed to discuss responses to a variety of management functions through the use of guest speakers. Evaluation will be based on class participation, oral presentations, and completion of case studies.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77688 TD1 Susie Feero
DIST COLL
Wednesday
5:00p - 6:00p
8/28 - 12/16

Prerequisite: Completion of all lower level HIM courses. Corequisite: HIM S291.

This course requires additional time spent on coursework outside of class meeting times. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $705 (additional charges may apply)

Provides a review of AHIMA skills needed to prepare for the Registered Health information Technician (RHIT) credential examination.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77689 TD1 Leslie Gordon
DIST WEB
8/28 - 12/16

Prerequisite: Completion of all HIM lower level program with C or higher, or concurrent enrollment.

For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $235 (additional charges may apply)

An in-depth review of federal and state regulations and laws pertaining to the privacy and security of Protected Health Information (PHI)in all formats (paper/electronic). Students will practice skills through a virtual electronic health record system.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77690 TD1 Susie Feero
DIST COLL
Thursday
5:00p - 6:00p
8/28 - 12/16

Prerequisite: HIM S240.

This course requires additional time spent on coursework outside of class meeting times. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $705 (additional charges may apply)

Seventy-five hours of professional internship in an assigned health care setting. Application of operational management theory for a health information service. Orientation to all aspects of practice as a health information manager. Completion of management projects designed jointly by student and clinical supervisor. Student writes project report and site evaluation.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
77691 TD1 Leslie Gordon
DIST WEB
8/28 - 12/16

Prerequisite: HIM S280 (may be taken concurrently).

Wednesday from 6:00pm-7:00pm class meeting times is only for the first 3 weeks of semester, before internship begins. Addition fees: Fingerprint/background check/driving record, and immunizations. ($50.00 estimated). For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $483 (additional charges may apply)

 
 
 

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