This course introduces students to the fundamentals of electronic health records (EHR) in today's healthcare environment. An overview of information systems, functions, workflows, health information accessibility, and healthcare transactions and billing are introduced to prepare students for work with electronic health records. The introduction of EHR software will also be explored.
Electronic Health Records Fundamentals Certificate (Undergraduate)
This certificate will provide a foundation of content needed to become an Electronic Health Records (EHR) specialist. While duties may vary, they will include entering data related to diagnostic procedures, diseases, and general health history information. EHR specialists ensure a patient's health information is correct and assist with daily office operations. Students will be introduced to a current electronic health records system application in the certificate program. Completion of the program allows a student to sit for the Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) exam, a national certification offered through the National Healthcareers Association(R).
Electronic Health Records Fundamentals Certificate
Electronic Health Records Fundamentals Certificate (Undergraduate) requires a minimum of 21 credits, which may come from a combination of required and elective courses.
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