Spring 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, Jan 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          15412 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students and interested students must e-mail Professor by January 16, 2017 at kims@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) 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 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Ledbetter          CRC MAIN Online          14642 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Ledbetter          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 Starla Ledbetter by January 16, 2017 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 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 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Hailes             CRC MAIN Online          14622 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Hailes             CRC MAIN Online            
Online class. Students must have completed AH 120 (Human Disease) with a grade of "C" or better to enroll in this class. Students 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. Login to the eLearning Web site at https://d2l.losrios.edu. If you have any questions please email the instructor at hailesj@crc.losrios.edu.


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 17
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          15414 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students and interested students must e-mail Professor by January 16, 2017 at kims@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) 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 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          15416 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students and interested students must e-mail Professor by January 16, 2017 at kims@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) 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 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          15418 
Textbook
Online class.
Enrolled students and interested students must e-mail Professor by January 16, 2017 at kims@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) 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 14-May 17
TBA       TBA             LEC S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online          15419 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB S.Kim                CRC MAIN Online            
Online class.
Enrolled students and interested students must e-mail Professor by January 16, 2017 at kims@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) 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 14-May 17
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 16, 2017 at kims@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) a LRCCD e-mail account. All communication will be routed through the LRCCD gmail system.

Spring 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: May 24, 2017