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Structure, Design, and Tools of Electronic Health Records


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Course level: Lower Division

Students will learn about the evolving functions and uses of technology to support the documentation of vital health information contained in a patient's electronic health record. This course will introduce students to software applications, claims and reimbursement information, as well as regulatory compliance requirements. Students will examine forms, routing, and reporting of patient records in a variety of healthcare settings. Students will use an electronic health record (EHR) software to reinforce quality and data management of patient information.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Administrative Tasks using the Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Clinical Support Tasks using the Electronic Health Record (EHR)

Electronic Health Record Maintenance and Training

Electronic Records and the Revenue Cycle

Data Collection, Analysis, and Reporting

Regulatory Compliance, Privacy, and Security

The CEHRS Exam & Role of Certification in Health Professions


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Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

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Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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