cis298 | undergraduate

Healthcare It

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This course is an introduction to the technical knowledge and IT skills applied to healthcare business operations. This course will focus on the application of regulatory requirements, medical business and IT operations, and IT security. In addition, students will also explore medical business and technology applications in healthcare.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

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

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    Organizational Behavior And Operations in Healthcare

    • Identify organizational structures.
    • Use best practices for handling PHI in the workplace.
    • Identify EHR/EMR access roles and responsibilities.
    • Apply proper communication methods in the workplace.

    IT Operations

    • Identify commonly used IT terminology.
    • Compare and contrast basic client networks and tools.
    • Classify different server types, environments, features, and limitations.


    • Summarize the different encryption types and when each is used.
    • Explain physical security controls.
    • Identify different remote access methods and security controls.
    • Identify common security risks and their prevention methods.

    Medical Business Operations

    • Explain aspects of a typical clinical environment.
    • Identify different components of medical interfaces.
    • Determine common interface problems.
    • Describe change control best practices.

    Regulatory Requirements

    • Identify standard agencies, laws, and regulations.
    • Classify HIPAA controls and compliance issues.
    • Summarize regulatory rules of record retention, disposal, and archiving.
    • Explain legal best practices, requirements, and documentation of health care records
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