Spring 2018 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, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          15421 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students and interested students must e-mail Professor by January 13, 2018 at kims@crc.losrios.edu.
Log in to the eLearning Web site 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) a LRCCD e-mail account. All communication will be routed through the LRCCD gmail system.


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 for acute inpatient, long term care, and inpatient rehabilitation care. Computerized encoders and groupers may be emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Hernandez          CRC MAIN Online          14726 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Hernandez          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 Adjunct Instructor Hernandez by January 13, 2018 at hernanm@crc.losrios.edu
Log in to the eLearning Web site 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 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 the Current Procedural Terminology Coding System (CPT) are taught in this course. Coding for reimbursement will be introduced, including topics such as: third-party payers, health care reimbursement systems and the impact of HIPAA on reimbursement.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC M.Hernandez          CRC MAIN Online          14706 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB M.Hernandez          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 Adjunct Instructor Hernandez by January 13, 2018 at hernanm@crc.losrios.edu
Log in to the eLearning Web site 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 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 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          15423 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students and interested students must e-mail Professor by January 13, 2018 at kims@crc.losrios.edu. Log in to the eLearning Web site 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) a LRCCD e-mail account. All communication will be routed through the LRCCD gmail system.


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 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          15425 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students and interested students must e-mail Professor by January 13, 2018 at kims@crc.losrios.edu.
Log in to the eLearning Web site 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) a LRCCD e-mail account. All communication will be routed through the LRCCD gmail system.


HIT 160    Supervision for the Allied Health Professional    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course studies classic and current management principles in the healthcare setting. Students will be introduced to leadership styles, motivation principles, ethical standards, communication principles, and strategies for dealing with difficult behavior in the workplace.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          15427 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students and interested students must e-mail Professor by January 13, 2018 at kims@crc.losrios.edu.
Log in to the eLearning Web site 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) a LRCCD e-mail account. All communication will be routed through the LRCCD gmail system.


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 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          15428 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students and interested students must e-mail Professor by January 13, 2018 at kims@crc.losrios.edu. Log in to the eLearning Web site 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) a LRCCD e-mail account. All communication will be routed through the LRCCD gmail system.


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 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          15430 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students and interested students must e-mail Professor by January 13, 2018 at kims@crc.losrios.edu.
Log in to the eLearning Web site 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) a LRCCD e-mail account. All communication will be routed through the LRCCD gmail system.


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 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          20487 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.

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, Jan 13-May 16
W         12:30PM-01:20PM LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN WIN 106         15435 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB A.Avalos             CRC MAIN Online          15435 Textbook
Hybrid class- Partly Online/Partly Classroom - Students have both classroom meetings and online activities. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 16, 2017