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HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HI 103 ASMBLY,ANLYS,ALT HLTH CARE DEL 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Designed to introduce the student to the following aspects of the medical information system: health record assembly and analysis and alternate health care delivery systems. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: Admission to the health information management program or consent of program coordinator. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, RD 120. One hour lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
HI 103L ASMBLY,ANLYS,ALT HLTH CARE DEL No Credit HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Laboratory component of HI 103.
HI 104 INTRODUCTION HEALTH MANAGEMENT 1 semester hour HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    An introduction to the historical development of the health care field and organization of health institutions, the health information profession, and health information departments. Emphasis is placed on management of patient index, numbering systems, and filing systems. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: Admission to the health information management program or consent of program coordinator. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 097/099, RD 120. One hour each week.
HI 105 LEGAL ASPECTS OF HEALTH INFO 1 semester hour HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    This course introduces the following topics: legal aspects; retention and retrieval; forms design; and tumor registry with an emphasis placed on managerial aspects. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: Admission to the health information management program or consent of program coordinator. Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 097/099, RD 120. One hour each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HI 106 INTRO LEGAL ASPECTS HLTH LAB 1 semester hour HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    This course provides laboratory experience for topics covered in HI 104 and HI 105. Basic computer literacy and keyboarding skills are necessary. (TP/SS only) PRE- or COREQUISITES: HI 104 and HI 105, or consent of program coordinator. Two hours laboratory each week.
HI 111 PRO PRACTICE EXPERIENCE I 1 semester hour HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Supervised practice in a health information department. The student will perform functions related to the analysis and reporting requirements for health records, the storage and retrieval of health records, and the patient admission process. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITES: HI 103 and HI 106, or consent of program coordinator. Requires 60 hours of combined supervision on campus and/or in a clinical setting.
HI 113 MANAGEMENT HEALTH INFORMATION 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    This course introduces the students to management techniques for controlling functions in a health record department, such as request for proposals, contracts, and personnel. Basic computer literacy and keyboarding skills are necessary. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: CA 120, HI 103, HI 106, and HI 125, or consent of program coordinator. One and one-half hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week.
HI 113L MANAGEMENT HEALTH INFORMATION No Credit HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Laboratory component of HI 113.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HI 114 AUTOMATION HEALTH INFORMATION 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    This course introduces the students to computer applications in health care. The student will also be introduced to dictation and transcription equipment and record formats. Basic computer literacy and keyboarding skills are necessary. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: CA 120, HI 103, HI 106, and HI 125, or consent of program coordinator. One and one-half hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week.
HI 114L AUTOMATION HEALTH INFORMATION No Credit HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Laboratory component of HI 114.
HI 125 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY I 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    The basic structure of medical words, including prefixes, suffixes, roots, combining forms, and plurals. Pronunciation, spelling, and definition of medical terms. Emphasis on building a professional vocabulary required of the beginning medical professional. (TP/SS only) (CE) Assessment levels: EN 101/101A, MA 097/099, RD 120. Two hours each week.
HI 126 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY II 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    A continuation of HI 125. Includes medical terminology related to body systems, cancer medicine, radiology and nuclear medicine, and pharmacology. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: HI 125. Two hours lecture/discussion each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HI 135 CONCEPTS OF DISEASE 3 semester hours HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    A survey course designed specifically for students in health programs. General principles, classification, causes, and treatment of selected disease processes are presented. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: Admission to the health information management program or the diagnostic medical sonography program, or consent of department coordinator; and BI 130A/B or HI 125. Three hours each week.
HI 200 ICD CODING 4 semester hours HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    An introduction to ICD classification with considerable time spent coding diagnoses and procedures. The course will include exposure to abstracting and indexing diagnostic and procedural codes as well as retrieving medical information for research. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: HI 103, either HI 125 or BI 204, and HI 135, or consent of program coordinator. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
HI 200L ICD CODING No Credit HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Laboratory component of HI 200.
HI 203 STATISTICS HEALTH INFORMATION 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    This course includes topics covering health data statistics and data presentation. The student will gain an in-depth knowledge of basic hospital statistics and application of the same. Basic computer literacy and keyboarding skills are necessary. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: CA 120, HI 103, HI 106, and HI 125, or consent of program coordinator. One and one-half hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HI 203L STATISTICS HEALTH INFORMATION No Credit HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Laboratory component of HI 203.
HI 204 PERF IMPROVEMENT HEALTH INFO 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    This course includes topics covering performance improvement. The student will be introduced to the concepts of medical care evaluation, concurrent review, and the importance of accurate date display. Basic computer literacy and keyboarding skills are necessary. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: CA 120, HI 103, HI 106, and HI 125, or consent of program coordinator. One and one-half hours lecture, one hour laboratory each week.
HI 204L PERF IMPROVEMENT HEALTH INFO No Credit HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Laboratory component of HI 204.
HI 211 PRO PRACTICE EXPERIENCE II 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Supervised practice in the following health record functions: release of information, supervision, vital records, coding of medical data, data abstracting, DRG coding and assignment, and cancer registry activities. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITES: HI 113, HI 135, HI 213, and HI 215, or consent of program coordinator. Requires 120 hours of combined supervision on campus and/or in a clinical setting.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HI 212 PRO PRACTICE EXPERIENCE III 1 semester hour HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Supervised practice in performance improvement; basic statistical activities; and exposure to health record functions in an alternate care environments (i.e., long-term care, mental health, ambulatory care, and government or professional organizations). Students will take a mock national accreditation examination. (TP/SS only) PREREQUISITES: HI 203 and HI 204, or consent of program coordinator. PRE- or COREQUISITE: HI 211 or consent of program coordinator. Requires 60 hours of combined supervision on campus and/or in a clinical setting.
HI 213 CPT CODING 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    An introduction to the principles and conventions of CPT/HCPCS clinical classification system used in outpatient and physician office settings. Related topics such as ethical coding standards, federal rules and regulations, and fraud and abuse definitions/issues are included. Students should have a basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiology in order to succeed in this coding course. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: HI 103 and HI 135, and either HI 125 or BI 130A/B, or consent of program coordinator. COREQUISITE: HI 215. Two hours each week.
HI 214 INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACOLOGY 1 semester hour HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Designed to give an overview of pharmacology to the student. Examines the prescription drug process (dosage, calculation, administration, and different drug forms) and reviews basic federal and state regulations. Focuses on specific disease states and how certain drugs work to alleviate and treat the conditions for which they are prescribed. Approaches the various drug classes, the actions on physiology, and their relationship to various disease states. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: Admission to the health information management program or consent of program coordinator, BI 130A/B and HI 125. One hour each week.
HI 215 ICD-10 CODING 4 semester hours HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    An introduction to ICD-10-CM/PCS classification with considerable time spent coding diagnoses and procedures. This course will include exposure in abstracting and indexing diagnostic and procedure codes as well as retrieving medical information for research. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: HI 103, HI 135, and either BI 130A/B or HI 125, or consent of program coordinator. Three hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HI 215L ICD-10 CODING No Credit HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Laboratory component of HI 215.
HI 220 ADV CODING AND REIMBURSEMENT 3 semester hours HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Emphasis on management principles and techniques of clinical classification and reimbursement systems in health care settings. This course covers coding competency skills, coding quality control and compliance issues, and federal government compliance institutions. Other topics include reimbursement software applications, data definitions, data security, data compliance, and regulatory requirements. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: HI 213 and HI 215, or consent of program coordinator. One hour lecture, four hours laboratory each week.
HI 220L ADV CODING AND REIMBURSEMENT No Credit HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Laboratory component of HI 220.
HI 221 AMBULATORY CODING 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    Designed to enhance the student's ability in ambulatory care classification and coding. Students apply CPT and ICD coding for outpatient records in a variety of ambulatory settings including physician office, emergency room, and outpatient surgery. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: HI 215 or consent of program coordinator. Two hours each week.
HELP ARTD-Arts   BSSD-Behav. & Social Sci.   HUMD-Humanities    NSLD-Nat. Sci. with Lab   NSND-Nat. Sci. NO lab   [M] - Global & Cultural Prospective
CE -- Credit by Exam available     (...only)  -- offered only on indicated campus(es)     G - Germantown    R - Rockville    TP - Takoma Park/Silver Spring
Course Course Title Semester Hours Subject
HI 222 ELECTRONIC PATIENT BILLING 2 semester hours HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    An introduction to electronic patient billing in ambulatory settings using various insurance and reimbursement systems. Students prepare health insurance claim forms for various types of insurance plans and use this information as a practice management and outcomes assessment tool. Additional topics include billing and claims management issues. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITE: Admission into the health information management program or consent of program coordinator. Two hours each week.
HI 226 RESEARCH IN HEALTH INFORMATION 1 semester hour HI-Health Information Mgmt
Course Description:    This course is designed to enhance the student's ability in research methodologies. The student will use computerized databases and spreadsheets to prepare a project related to a health care topic. Basic computer literacy and keyboarding skills are necessary. (TP/SS only) (CE) PREREQUISITES: CA 120, MA 110, MA 116, or a grade of C in MA 116A, HI 203 and HI 204, or consent of program coordinator. Two hours laboratory each week.

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