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Healthcare Privacy and Security

This e-Learning delivered Healthcare Privacy and Security Certificate prepares students for employment in data access, disclosure and healthcare informatics. Students who complete this program are prepared to work in a variety of employment settings, particularly in healthcare related facilities. This certificate contains coursework that will apply toward the Associate of Applied Science degree in Health Information Management (HIM).

Admission Requirements

High school diploma or GED, and must complete English placement exam as part of the admissions process.

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Degree Requirements (2014-2015 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours30
General Requirements9
Written Communication Skills
ENGLS111Methods of Written Communication3
Oral Communication Skills
COMMS111Fundamentals of Oral Communication*3
*Grade C or better
Computer Skills
CIOSS105Computer Literacy3
Program Requirements21
HIMS111Introduction to Health Information Management3
HIMS160Alternative Delivery Systems3
HIMS181Emerging Technologies and Informatics3
HIMS240Legal Aspects of Health Information3
HIMS251Healthcare Quality Improvement and Project Management3
HIMS285Healthcare Privacy and Security3
HIMS289Healthcare Information Technology3

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