hcis305 | undergraduate

Terminology And Culture Of The Healthcare Industry

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This course provides students with a foundational set of health care terminology utilized in a variety of health care settings and applications. The courses also provides an overview of the various personnel and forms of provider service models in the health care delivery systems. Topics will include common disease manifestations and processes that impact the delivery of health care services.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Basic Terminology Used in Health Care

    • Identify medical terms within the major body systems.
    • Identify terms used in health care industry settings as they relate to health information technology.
    • Describe terms used in electronic health records and other information systems.

    Integration and Implementation of Health Care Terminology

    • Explain the purpose of electronic health records and other information systems.
    • Explain the role of health care industry settings and health information technology as they relate to the implementation of health information systems.

    Roles in Health Care

    • Identify the types of personnel in the health care industry.
    • Explain the role of medical ethics and professional values in health care delivery.

    Industry Settings and Public Health

    • Explain the major types of settings in health care systems.
    • Differentiate the common methods of health care delivery.
    • Explain the role of community health and public health in disease management as it relates to the health care industry.

    Clinical Decision Support and Quality Measurement

    • Explain the processes of information gathering, analysis, and documentation used by clinicians to manage diseases.
    • Explain quality and performance measures that influence health care delivery.
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