Oct 20, 2020  
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 
    
2015 - 2016 CNM Catalog, Volume 48.1 [The CNM Academic Year includes Fall, Spring, Summer Terms]

Electronic Health Informatics, Associate of Applied Science


School of Health, Wellness & Public Safety (HWPS)  

Description 

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.

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).

Recommended Sequence of Courses


Program Proficiencies and Prerequisites


Students must demonstrate proficiency in these areas either by placement exam scores  or specific course work.

Associate of Applied Science in Electronic Health Informatics 67-68 credit hours