Fall 2011 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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          19500 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Renee Roeschen by August 20, 2011 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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          18224 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Renee Roeschen by August 20, 2011 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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          18226 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Renee Roeschen by August 20, 2011 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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ledbetter          CRC MAIN Online          19224 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Ledbetter          CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Course advisory: In order to enroll in this course, students must be eligible for enrollment in the HIT Program 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 20, 2011 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 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          19806 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Renee Roeschen by August 20, 2011 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    4 Units

Prerequisite: HIT 102, 110, 122, 123, 140, and 150 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: HIT 170 provides the student with practical work experience in community health-related institutions. The clinical experience is performed under professional supervision. Students perform delineated functions and will complete handbook questions about various health information management topics. 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. Students must have a TB clearance and any other immunization required by the clinical facility. A drug screen and background check may be required. Students must have an established Agency Agreement with a sponsoring site prior to the beginning of the first day of class. Contact the Career and Technology Main Office for information about the Agency Agreement.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          18228 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Roeschen            TBA TBA                   
Students must have all prerequisites completed before contacting Professor Renee Roeschen for approval to enroll at roeschr@crc.losrios.edu
Lab is held at a clinical location. Student liability insurance is required.
Lecture is online. 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    2 Units

Prerequisite: HIT 122 and 123 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: HIT 172 provides the student with practical work experience in community health-related institutions. The clinical experience is performed under professional supervision. Students perform coding and abstracting and other delineated functions and will complete handbook questions about various health information management topics. 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. Students must have a TB clearance and any other immunization required by the clinical facility. A drug screen and background check may be required. Students must have an established Agency Agreement with a sponsoring site prior to the beginning of the first day of class. Contact the Career and Technology Main Office for information about the Agency Agreement.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          29380 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Roeschen            TBA TBA                   
Students must have prerequisites completed before contacting Professor Renee Roeschen for approval to enroll at roeschr@crc.losrios.edu
Lab is held at a clinical location. Student liability insurance is required.
Lecture is online. 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 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 19, 2011