Students will participate in online instruction to develop career skills for the Health IT workforce. The Health IT online program is approximately 140-hours of online instruction that includes instruction, simulations, a Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Exam Review and job preparation and career coaching. In addition, students will earn a Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification and participate in a 30-hour externship in a medical facility.
Students will learn the practical knowledge and skills required to fill the Health IT roles in a variety of health care settings. Students will be introduced to eClinics, an electronic health record practice management software system used in the medical field. Upon successful completion of the program, students will take the certification exam administered by Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
This exam will allow the student to become a Certified Associate in Health Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS).