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Health Informatics Specialist Certificate (6343)

This certificate introduces students to the industry standards in electronic health record systems. The curriculum provides students with the opportunity to gain technical proficiency and to consider contemporary issues in information management from a legal and ethical perspective. Students will be familiar with the concepts recommended by the American Health Information Management Association, and will understand common medical terminology and how it relates to anatomy and diseases. Training in Health Information Technology and an introduction to the fundamentals of the healthcare delivery system, health information management and health information systems are included. 

 

TCC offers a series of certificate programs that build to an Associate in Science degree in Health Information Technology. Students may begin with any of the certificates, or enter immediately into the degree program. Each certificate or degree will provide students with the skills and credentials to move into the job market or advance to the next academic level.

 

 

 Program Details

 

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Program Purpose:
To prepare students for employment in a variety of healthcare settings. The students will apply knowledge of health information and electronic health record systems to function in a supportive role between healthcare providers and data reporting.

Coursework in this program articulates into the Health Information Technology, A.S. (2159)  degree program.

Employment Types:
Health informatics specialist, health informatics technician, health informatics consultant, data quality manager, electronic health records (EHR) manager, EHR clinical coordinator, EHR product representative

Program Length:
24 credit hours

Admission Requirements:
Admission requirements for TPP programs are the same as admission to the College: standard high school diploma or GED diploma. Most TPP program courses require students to be College-ready, which means the student must have appropriate placement scores, complete any needed developmental education or meet the requirements for a documented exemption.

Academic Division:
Division of Technology and Professional Programs

Contact:
(850) 201-8352 or techedu@tcc.fl.edu

View Information about Graduation Requirements and Year of Entry .

Course Information


Not all courses are offered in all semesters. View course description for availability.

Program Courses (24 credit hours)



 

 Online Courses

 
Important Information for Distance Learners

Students who have not taken an online class at TCC before will need to successfully complete CDL-STU008, Introduction to Distance Learning, before registering for web-based courses. Introduction to Distance Learning is a free, non-credit online workshop that will help distance learning students succeed right from the start.

First time at TCC students who will complete their program of study entirely online should register for CDL-STU007, Distance Learning Online Orientation, before registering for web-based courses.  Distance Learning Online Orientation is a free, non-credit online orientation that meets both the orientation and distance learning workshop requirement and is for first time-at TCC students only.

Please click the link to visit the Center for Distance Learning page and register for the required workshop or orientation.

Contact Information

For more information contact Admissions & Enrollment Services by phone (850) 201-8555, fax (850) 201-8474 or e-mail enrollment@tcc.fl.edu.

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