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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

AHM 202 - Fundamentals of Health Information Technology Science

This course is an introduction to the Health Information Management (HIM) profession and the patient health record. Some of the topics covered are functions of the health record, content and structure of the health record, analysis of health records and health information, health care data sets, data access and retention, storage and retrieval systems, forms and screen design, and indexes and registers. Information is presented for both the paper-based and electronic health record.
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 4

Course Prerequisites: AHM 102