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Business and Information Technology Education
Healthcare IT Electronic Health Records IV
This course is a continuation of the 4Med II course. It will continue to build on students' understanding of electronic health records and their application to clinical environments using self-paced online lessons with quizzes, exams, multimedia audio/video review and hands-on workflow exercises.
April Hall
(405) 595-4465
1911 Springlake Dr.
OKC, OK 73111
Jaclyn Arnold
(405) 743-5419
Healthcare IT Electronic Health Records III
CompTIA A+ Certification
Analyze the reasons for customization of EMR and the role of templates in customizing.
Outline the connection between EMR tools and patient communications.
Analyze the prescribing component of electronic medical record workflow, outlining benefits and issues.
Explain the connectivity and benefits of radiology and lab data with EMR/EHR.
Identify the HIPAA rules and security requirements for compliance.
Prepare graphic representation of data appropriate to the data type.
Identify four examples of registries and their purposes.
Discuss the various ways health information is used by a health care facility.
Discuss the various ways health information is used by those outside of the health care facility.
Understand the intent of various health care regulation and standards.
Review health records for documentation of compliance with accreditation standards.
Explain how health information is monitored to ensure quality.
Explain performance improvement.
Identify performance improvement tools.
Explain the purpose of various data-gathering tools.
Explain how health information is used by specific committees in the health care organization.
Distinguish among privacy, confidentiality, and security.
Explain the foundation for privacy regulation.
Identify and describe the federal laws and regulations governing patient privacy and confidentiality.
Explain the components of the HIPAA privacy regulations.
Understand how HITECH legislation has changed HIPAA regulations.
Analyze the different types of subpoenas.
Define jurisdiction.
Prepare information for copying, photocopy it, and send it out.
Differentiate between release of patient information with and without consent.
Develop and implement departmental policies and procedures regarding release of information to patients.
Develop and implement departmental policies and procedures regarding release of information to care providers.
Understand accreditation and its importance.
Explain the purpose of the organization chart.
Organize the appropriate workflow of health information management functions and services.
Develop plans, goals, and objectives for health information management employees.
Identify the stages in the systems development life cycle and considerations in the implementation of an electronic health record.
Develop department policy and procedures for health information management functions and services.
Perform job analysis.
Write job descriptions using the Americans with Disabilities Act requirements.
Develop health information management department policies for employee operations and conduct.
Establish standards for performance of employees in health information management functions and services.
Collect data to measure the productivity of a health information management employee and the productivity of the department.
Evaluate the effectiveness of operations and services in a health information management department.
Explain the steps associate with hiring health information management department employees.
Identify health information management functions that can be outsourced.
Monitor the use of department resources, including inventory, budget, and planning.
Identify technology, storage space, ergonomics, dictation/transcription area, and equipment and supply needs for health information management department functions and services.
Assess and design an ergonomically sound work environment for health information management personnel.
Orient a new employee to the department and his or her job junction.
Train an employee on a new job procedure.
Assess the training needs for the HIM department.
Prepare a development plan for a HIM staff.
Identify inservice topics for him department personnel.
Create a presentation on an inservice topic.
Identify continuing education needs for HIM employees.
Document minutes from an inservice, a continuing education session, or a department meetin.
Organize an agenda for HIM department meetings.
Identify key aspects of effective communication.
Identify key qualities of effective leadership.

Analyze regulations and enforcement of HITECH ACT as it relates to EMR security.
-CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification exam (HIT-001)
4Med online, an EHR simulation program
Health Information Technology, Third Edition
Elsevier ISBN 978-1-4377-2736-4
Career Majors That Sequence This Course
Career Cluster Pathway Career Major
Business Management & Administration Business Information Management Healthcare IT Technician