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Program Details

Camden County College offers a Certificate in Electronic Health Records for students who are interested in advancing their career opportunities within medical institutions. This may be done through developing a practical understanding of information systems and coding systems utilized by medical organizations. Students will learn to work within information settings to operate with software companies and organizations to act as a consultant for a variety of medical organizations. To do so, they will learn to work by providing services and designing health care systems. These systems will need to meet the health care provider requirements in order to facilitate the job duties and responsibilities present in health care settings. Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared for roles as implementation support specialists, workflow redesign specialists, systems trainers, and general consultants.

Students will focus on a curriculum that will develop their practical ability in the application and utilization of medical health records and medical coding. Those classes include introduction to information and computer science, fundamentals of health workflow process analysis and redesign, and professionalism and customer service in the health environment.

Students who successfully complete this program will have proven mastery in understanding the theory of health information technology standards, health related data structures, and software applications in healthcare and public health organizations. Participants also should understand threats to security in health information technology systems, maintaining high levels of usability, how errors occur, and understanding of the needs of health care organizations by developing their ability in health information technology.

Requirements

This is not an entry-level program. Please contact the program director for more information on admission requirements.

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education