Spring 2011 Class Schedule (CRC)



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HIT 122    Advanced ICD Coding    4 Units

Prerequisite: HIT 120 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course will address more complex issues related to ICD-9-CM coding. Class lectures and labs will focus on using actual health records, and learning and applying higher level coding skills. The Prospective Payment System and Diagnosis Related Groups (DRGs) will be introduced as well as coding for prospective payment. Computer encoders and groupers will be emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ledbetter          CRC MAIN Online          20578 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Ledbetter          CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail instructor Starla Ledbetter by January 15, 2011 at ledbets@crc.losrios.edu
Log in to the eLearning Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/de
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 123    Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding    2 Units

Prerequisite: AH 120 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: The principles and mechanics of coding procedures according to current procedural terminology and its relationship to the Health Care Financing Administration Common Procedure Coding System are taught in this course.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          20492 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Renee Roeschen by January 15, 2011 at roeschr@crc.losrios.edu
Log in to the eLearning Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/de
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 130    Health Statistics    2 Units

Prerequisite: HIT 100 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course will introduce the principles of health care statistics including the process of abstracting data from medical records, the preparation of administrative and medical reports, the use of statistics in medical research, the applications of automated systems, and the interpretation of reports and the registration of vital statistics. Automated abstracting and vital statistics systems, as well as the use of spreadsheet packages for data display will be introduced.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          20496 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Renee Roeschen by January 15, 2011 at roeschr@crc.losrios.edu
Log in to the eLearning Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/de
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 140    Computerized Health Information Systems    2 Units

Prerequisite: CISC 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This online course will provide practical experience in the use of software programs commonly used in health information, including master patient index, chart tracking, abstracting, encoders and groupers, release of information, birth registration, and incomplete record management systems. Emphasis will also be placed on the use of spreadsheet and database programs in the manipulation and use of health information.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          20500 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Renee Roeschen by January 15, 2011 at roeschr@crc.losrios.edu
Log in to the eLearning Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/de
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 160    Supervision for the Allied Health Professional    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: HIT 170
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This core course is designed to prepare allied health professionals for supervisory positions. Basic management principles as well as in service education and dealing with difficult behavior in the workplace will be included. Emphasis will be placed on developing organizational charts, policies and procedures, job descriptions, and in service education materials for the health care environment. In addition, students will be exposed to numerous health care-related case studies which deal with communication, conflict resolution, motivation, and interviewing.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          19012 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Renee Roeschen by January 15, 2011 at roeschr@crc.losrios.edu
Log in to the eLearning Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/de
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, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           Off Campus CLIN          21598 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Roeschen           Off Campus CLIN            
Students must have prerequisites completed before contacting Professor Renee Roeschen for consent to enroll at roeschr@crc.losrios.edu
Class is held at a clinical location. Student liability insurance is required.
Log in to the eLearning Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/de
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    3 Units

Prerequisite: HIT 170 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 6 hours LEC ; 144 hours LAB
Description: Students will experience supervised clinical practice in a health-related agency. Students will gain hands-on experience in data integrity; management; supervision; legal and regulatory issues; release of information; and coding/classification systems. Students will have the status of learner and shall not be considered agency employees, nor shall they replace agency staff. Directed practice is conducted as non-paid laboratory experience.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           Off Campus CLIN          20504 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Roeschen           Off Campus CLIN            
Students must have prerequisites completed before contacting Professor Renee Roeschen for consent to enroll at roeschr@crc.losrios.edu
Class is held at a clinical location. Student liability insurance is required.
Log in to the eLearning Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/de
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, Jan 15-May 18
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Roeschen           Off Campus CLIN          30177 
Textbook
Students must have prerequisites completed before contacting Professor Renee Roeschen for consent to enroll at roeschr@crc.losrios.edu
Class is held at a clinical location. Student liability insurance is required.
Log in to the eLearning Web site at www.crc.losrios.edu/de
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

Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 27, 2011