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  Nov 20, 2017
 
 
    
2016 - 2018 CNM Catalog, Volume 49

Electronic Health Informatics, Associate of Applied Science


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School of Health, Wellness & Public Safety (HWPS) 

The need for specialists who understand both the medical record and the technology aspects of the electronic health record will be in high demand as the healthcare industry transitions from a paper-based health record to an electronic one. This degree prepares students to work in the profession of electronic health records. Graduates will be able to provide support for health information management systems but will not have training in medical coding.

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Approximate Costs of this Educational Option

Financial Aid Considerations

 

Career and Educational Opportunities

The health information field has opportunities in hospital medical records/health information departments, clinics, physician offices, long-term care facilities, ambulatory care facilities, managed care organizations, insurance agencies, state health departments, the federal government, entrepreneurship and private industry. Additional career information is available from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

Program Proficiencies and/or Prerequisites


Students may demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by Diploma/GPA , placement exam scores , or specific course work.

Recommended Sequence of Courses


Associate of Applied Science in Electronic Health Informatics 61-62 credit hours


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