Fall 2010 Class Schedule (CRC)



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HIT 100    Introduction to Health Information Technology: Hospital Settings    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 45 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is an introduction to health records systems in the acute care setting focusing on procedures for completion, maintenance, and preservation of health information. The relationship between health information management and the health care delivery system will also be discussed. Students will become familiar with the concept of accreditation, certification, and licensing of health care facilities with emphasis on the accreditation survey process.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          20266 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Renee Roeschen by August 21, 2010 at roeschr@crc.losrios.edu
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account


HIT 102    Introduction to Health Information Technology: Alternative Settings    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces to the student a multitude of non-acute health care settings available to the health information professional. Emphasis will be placed on the setting, the regulatory issues, documentation practices, reimbursement, information management, quality improvement, utilization management, risk management, the role of the Health Information professional and currents trends in the field.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          18836 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Renee Roeschen by August 21, 2010 at roeschr@crc.losrios.edu
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account


HIT 110    Medical Legal Aspects of Health Information    2 Units

Prerequisite: HIT 100 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course explores the legal basis for the control, use and release of health information. This concept of consent for treatment and other procedures, as well as the ethical issues involved in the release of health care information will be addressed. Federal and state laws and regulations governing the handling of special health information (psychiatric, substance abuse and HIV/AIDS) will be reviewed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          18838 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Renee Roeschen by August 21, 2010 at roeschr@crc.losrios.edu
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account


HIT 120    Basic ICD-CM Coding    2 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: AH 120 and 124
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This introductory course covers the basic principles of coding diseases and procedures using the INTERNATIONAL CLASSIFICATION OF DISEASES, Current Edition, Clinical Modification and the coding handbook for entry-level coders. Only the current ICD edition will be utilized in this course. The impact of coding for reimbursement will be discussed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ledbetter          CRC MAIN Online          19954 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Ledbetter          CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Course advisory: Students must be eligible for enrollment in the HIT Program in order to enroll in this course by having completed AH 110, AH 124 and BIOL 100 or BIOL 102 with a grade of C or better.
Enrolled students must e-mail instructor Starla Ledbetter by August 21, 2010 at ledbets@crc.losrios.edu
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account


HIT 150    Continuous Quality Improvement    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course will provide an overview of Continuous Quality Improvement inherent in the health care industry. Students will explore the history and development of Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) efforts in health care. Students will also discuss quality and process improvement techniques applicable to health care. The roles and responsibilities of individuals involved in medical staff peer review, utilization review and risk management will be presented to students. The concept of an organized medical staff will be discussed, as well as the role of the medical staff office. The variety of computer applications available for CQI and Medical Staff Organization (MSO) functions will also be presented to students.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          20660 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Renee Roeschen by August 21, 2010 at roeschr@crc.losrios.edu
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account


HIT 170    Health Information Technology Directed Practice I    3 Units

Prerequisite: AH 120, CISC 302, HIT 100, HIT 102, HIT 120, HIT 122, HIT 130, and HIT 140 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 6 hours LEC ; 144 hours LAB
Description: Students will experience supervised clinical practice in a health-related institution. They will gain practical experience in data content and structure; collection, storage and retrieval of health information; analysis, interpretation, and presentation of health data; information technology and systems; and various registries and ancillary departments. Students shall have the status of learner and shall not be considered agency employees, nor shall they replace agency staff. Directed Practice is conducted as a non-paid laboratory experience. Enrollment is limited to students who have satisfactorily completed a health status examination and TB screening.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           Off Campus CLIN          18840 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Roeschen           Off Campus CLIN            
Students must have prerequisites completed before contacting Professor Renee Roeschen for approval to enroll at roeschr@crc.losrios.edu
Class is held at a clinical location. Student liability insurance is required.
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account


HIT 172    Directed Practice: Health Information Coding Specialist    1 Unit

Prerequisite: HIT 122 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is a supervised clinical experience in performing coding and abstracting. Students shall have the status of learner and shall not be considered agency employees, nor shall they replace staff. Directed practice is conducted as non-paid laboratory experience.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Roeschen           Off Campus CLIN          19786 
Textbook
Students must have prerequisites completed before contacting Professor Renee Roeschen for approval to enroll at roeschr@crc.losrios.edu
Class is held at a clinical location. Student liability insurance is required.
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu
To take this class, you may use the CRC Computer Lab in LRC-204; otherwise, you must have access to a computer with the following minimum requirements: 1) Connection to the Internet, 2) e-mail account

Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 18, 2010