Spring 2012 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 is a study of advanced coding principles related to ICD-CM/PCS coding. Class lectures and labs will focus on 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. Computerized encoders and groupers may be emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ledbetter          CRC MAIN Online          15029 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Ledbetter          CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail instructor Starla Ledbetter by January 14, 2012 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 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          14993 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Renee Roeschen by January 14, 2012 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 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          14995 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Renee Roeschen by January 14, 2012 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 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          14997 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Renee Roeschen by January 14, 2012 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 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          14343 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students must e-mail Professor Renee Roeschen by January 14, 2012 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    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, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          20217 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Roeschen            TBA TBA                   
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Clinical Location
Students must have prerequisites completed before contacting Professor Renee Roeschen for consent to enroll at roeschr@crc.losrios.edu
Lab 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    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, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          14999 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Roeschen            TBA TBA                   
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Clinical Location
Students must have prerequisites completed before contacting Professor Renee Roeschen for consent to enroll at roeschr@crc.losrios.edu
Lab 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    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, Jan 14-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC R.Roeschen           CRC MAIN Online          20942 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB R.Roeschen            TBA TBA                   
Hybrid class - Partly Online/Partly Clinical Location
Students must have prerequisites completed before contacting Professor Renee Roeschen for consent to enroll at roeschr@crc.losrios.edu
Lab 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 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: March 16, 2012