Health Record Content and Documentation


Introduction to health-information theory supplemented with hands-on simulation and projects. Topics to be covered include, but not limited to: the content, uses and format of the health record; the methods of storage, retrieval and retention of health information; the preparation and uses of indexes and registers; documentation requirements; and the role of health information in reimbursement, quality improvement and other important functions. (Formerly HIT110)

4 Credits: 3 Lecture, 3 Lab