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.