Fall 2017 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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          14467 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Steve Kim by August 18, 2017 at kims@crc.losrios.edu
Please log in to the Canvas eLearning website at https://canvas.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 a multitude of alternative health care settings available to the health information management professional. The student will be introduced to: regulatory issues; documentation; reimbursement and funding; information management, including data flow, coding and classification, electronic information systems, and data sets; quality improvement and utilization management; risk management and legal issues; role of HIM professionals; and trends.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          14051 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Steve Kim by August 18, 2017 at kims@crc.losrios.edu
Please log in to the Canvas eLearning website at https://canvas.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 aspects surrounding the maintenance, use, disclosure, and protection of health information. Policies and procedures that guide the handling of health information to prevent inappropriate use and improper disclosure will be discussed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          14052 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Steve Kim by August 18, 2017 at kims@crc.losrios.edu
Please log in to the Canvas eLearning website at https://canvas.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: AH 120 with a grade of "C" or better
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. Coding for reimbursement will be introduced, including topics such as third-party payers and health care reimbursement methodologies.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC D.Lemire             CRC MAIN Online          14375 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Lemire             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 Diane Lemirer by August 18, 2017 at lemired@crc.losrios.edu
Please log in to the Canvas eLearning website at https://canvas.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

TBA       TBA             LEC M.Hernandez          CRC MAIN Online          20292 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Hernandez          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 Victoria Hernandez by August 18, 2017 at hernanm@crc.losrios.edu
Please log in to the Canvas eLearning website at https://canvas.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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          14537 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Steve Kim by August 18, 2017 at kims@crc.losrios.edu
Please log in to the Canvas eLearning website at https://canvas.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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          14053 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online            
Students must have all prerequisites completed before contacting Professor Steve Kim for approval to enroll at kims@crc.losrios.edu
Lab is held at a clinical location. Student liability insurance is required.
Lecture is online. Please log in to the Canvas eLearning website at https://canvas.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 171    Health Information Technology Directed Practice II    4 Units

Prerequisite: HIT 170 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 108 hours LAB
Description: HIT 171 follows HIT 170, and provides the student with continued 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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          20197 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online            
Students must have prerequisites completed before contacting Professor Steve Kim for approval to enroll at kims@crc.losrios.edu
Lab is held at a clinical location. Student liability insurance is required.
Lecture is online. Please log in to the Canvas eLearning website at https://canvas.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 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          14932 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online            
Students must have all prerequisites completed before contacting Professor Steve Kim for approval to enroll at kims@crc.losrios.edu
Lab is held at a clinical location. Student liability insurance is required.
Lecture is online. Please log in to the Canvas eLearning website at https://canvas.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 298    Work Experience in Health Information Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals in Health Information Technology.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in associate degree level or certificate occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          15023 
Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Thursday, August 24th, 11:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m. WIN-103
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.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

Schedule: Other Term, Sep 19-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          14920 Textbook
Online class. Required attendance at on campus Orientation: Tuesday, September 19th, 6:30 p.m.- 8:45 p.m. WIN-104
Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu/ Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this Work Experience class.
For information, e-mail Professor Amy Avalos avalosa@crc.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 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 15, 2017