hcr210 | undergraduate
Patient Records: Keeping It Real
This undergraduate-level course is 9 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Legal Issues - Keeping Medical Records Out of Jail
- Identify legal terms relevant to medical records.
- Determine career interests in medical records compliance.
- Outline restrictions on the disclosure of protected health information.
Records Management—The Life and Times of Medical Records
- Review record management issues that typically differentiate different sized facilities.
- Create record management guidelines for a new, medium-sized medical facility
Filing Systems - Dress Codes for Medical Records
- Apply alphabetic and numeric filing procedures.
- Distinguish types of filing systems used by different sized facilities.
- Resolve the difficulty of managing newborns’ medical records.
Secondary Sources - Who Courts Medical Records
- Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of master patient indexes.
- Apply a personal policy of information sharing to the use of medical records by registers and registries.
- Argue for or against an internet-based health care information database.
The Relationship of Patient Records to Health Care
- Determine the effect of accrediting organizations upon hospital operations.
- Discuss various standards for medical records.
- Describe the role of modern legislation on health records management.
Medical Settings - Where Medical Records Live
- Contrast the responsibilities that distinguish health records administrators from health records technicians.
- Illustrate the functions of U.S ealth care settings.
Document Faces - Patient Records' Multiple Personalities
- Distinguish differences between administrative data and clinical data.
- Recognize the importance of knowing why and how incident reports are handled.
- Review record formats.
Document Contents - The Care and Feeding of Patient Records
- Define acute care, in-patient reports.
- Determine career interests in medical records settings.
- Conduct interviews with medical records personnel.
Storage and Retrieval - Going on Dates and Coming Home Late
- Compare and contrast record organization across different sized facilities.
- Compare and contrast filing controls across different sized facilities
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