Health Information Technology, AS
This program leads to an Associate of Science (AS) degree in Health Information Technology. The program features a sound base in general education in addition to professional courses and professional practice experience designed to guide students in the development of the technical skills necessary to become a Health Information Technician. Courses in the program major are on-line and students must have access to the internet and possess basic computer knowledge.
The Health Information Technology Associate degree Program is accredited by:
The Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100
Chicago, IL 60601
The Health Information Technology program is focused on the development of qualified health information technicians who meet the demands of the health care industry through technical competence and professional conduct.
Washburn University Assessment – Program Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the program students will be able to:
- PSLO 1: Demonstrate entry-level HIM (health information management) competencies.
- PSLO 2: Demonstrate the technical proficiency in all skills necessary to fulfill the professional discipline of health information technology.
- PSLO 3: Demonstrate professional behavior consistent with employer expectations in the professional discipline.
This program has special admission requirements. Interested students should contact the Allied Health Department for specific requirements or visit www.washburn.edu/hit.
|AL 141||Medical Terminology||3|
|AL 150||Principles of Health Information Technology||3|
|AL 157||Specialized Records & Registries for Health Information Technology||2|
|AL 240||Professional Practice I for Health Information Technology||2|
|AL 241||Professional Practice II for Health Information Technology||3|
|AL 244||Healthcare Statistics - Health Information Technology||2|
|AL 245||Health Information Coding I||3|
|AL 246||Health Information Coding II||3|
|AL 247||Healthcare Reimbursement Methods||3|
|AL 250||Seminar in Health Information Technology||1|
|AL 366||Legal & Regulatory Issues for the Health Care Professional||3|
|AL 367||Foundations of Quality Improvement in Health Care||3|
|AL 375||Health Care Policy||3|
|AL 399||Health Information Systems||3|
|Correlate Courses 1|
|AL 101||Foundations of Healthcare||3|
|AL 320||Human Disease||3|
|BI 250||Introduction to Human Anatomy||3|
|BI 230||Introduction to Human Physiology||3|
|EN 208||Professional Writing||3|
|CM 101||Computer Concepts and Applications||3|
|BI 100||Introduction to Biology||3|
Some correlate courses may count for University Requirements and General Education Requirements; consult your advisor.