Courses and Descriptions

SCIE-1024Health Information Management1

This course provides students with an introduction to health information management (HIM) including discussions of the information systems used in healthcare planning and care delivery.  Course topic areas include: (1) The HIM profession including ethical practices (2) Evaluating data, information & knowledge (3) The basic components of record management  (4) Clinical classifications, nomenclatures & terminologies (5) Data collection and quality (6) Secondary uses of health data and health databases (7) Legal aspects of Health Information (8) Privacy, confidentiality, security, access and release of personal health information.

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