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    Aug 07, 2022  
2016-17 RACC Student Catalog 
2016-17 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Electronic Health Records, CC

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Business Division

The Electronic Health Records Certificate Program is designed to provide students with competencies necessary to obtain employment as electronic health records technicians. All coursework may later be applied to an Associate in Applied Science degree if the student desires.

Program Competencies

Upon successful completion of this program, the student should be able to:

  • Utilize a personal computer to prepare documents using word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software to perform basic navigation of the Internet.
  • Create integrated documents, worksheets, databases, and presentations suitable for coursework, professional purposes, and personal use using personal productivity software.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in keyboarding of business letters, memos, reports and tables at a high level of speed and accuracy.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic components of medical practice management software application and their functions.
  • Identify the purpose and provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
  • Define the contents of an electronic health record and the operation of an electronic medical record system.
  • Understand concepts common to medical insurance plans in health care delivery.
  • Interpret inpatient/outpatient record documentation to identify diagnoses and services/procedures.
  • Define medical terminology used in health care delivery.
  • Summarize federal legislation and regulations affecting health care.

Proficiency Certificates are certificates which are designed to prepare students for specific occupations and allow the student to enter the world of work with a targeted set of skills valuable in the designated occupational area.

Gainful Employment Information

Gainful employment information is intended to provide students with better information about the effectiveness of college programs in preparing students for careers. Information provided includes estimated program costs and time needed to complete the program, financing options and related careers.

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