Spring 2019 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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16

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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, Jan 19-May 22

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Online class.
Other Required Materials:
AHIMA's Virtual Lab (VLab) activities are assigned in this course. Students are thus required to have an active VLab enrollment to be able to use/create/submit their VLab work products. AHIMA Virtual Lab (VLab). Enrollment code to be purchased from ahima.org and is valid for 365 days. AHIMA Virtual Lab, students are not to purchase until notified by instructor to do so.


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, Jan 19-May 22

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Online class.
Other Required Materials:
AHIMA's Virtual Lab (VLab) activities are assigned in this course. Students are thus required to have an active VLab enrollment to be able to use/create/submit their VLab work products. AHIMA Virtual Lab (VLab). Enrollment code to be purchased from ahima.org and is valid for 365 days. AHIMA Virtual Lab, students are not to purchase until notified by instructor to do so.


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 19-May 22

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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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16

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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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16

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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: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16

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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 19-May 22

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Online class. Required attendance at one of the following on-campus orientations:
Friday, January 25th, 9:00 - 11:15 AM
Friday, January 25th, 11:45 AM - 2 PM
Monday, January 28th, 6:30 - 8:45 PM
All orientations will be held in WIN 106 on the CRC main campus. 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.
 

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 05-May 22

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Online class. Required attendance at the on-campus Orientation: Tuesday, March 5th from 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM in WIN 102 on the CRC Main Campus. 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 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: January 18, 2019