The online Certificate in Health Informatics prepares students for employment as entry level Health Informatics personnel or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in related health record occupations. The curriculum teaches the fundamentals of healthcare informatics by focusing on the resources, devices, and methods used to acquire, store, retrieve, and utilize electronic health records. Courses include legal and ethical aspects of health information, health care delivery systems, computers in health care, medical terminology, and coding and insurance.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Lamar Institute of Technology is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationHigh School or Equivalent
Recommended GPA2.25 or above (4.0 scale)
Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Criminal Background Check
- Students are expected to fulfil a 24-hr volunteer requirement within a health information department.