Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Information
Specialized in: Health Information
Asher College’s Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Information program prepares students to work as team leaders in a wide range of facilities, including doctors’ and dentists’ offices, insurance companies, clinics, and hospitals.
Graduates from this program have the knowledge to utilize software applications to manage all aspects of computerized patient record keeping, including proper application of medical diagnosis, procedures, and billing information, assign a code to diagnosis a procedure accurately, and record and manage insurance billing and reimbursement activities, all while adhering to HIPAA, Federal and State regulations concerning confidentiality in the medical field
Students will also develop the keyboarding skills and technical skills needed to be an efficient worker in today’s computerized workplace. Because health information personnel are required to work more closely with data input, data management, and analysis, students will develop a fundamental understanding of database design and functions using Microsoft Access.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
Asher College’s Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Information Program offers training in courses that cover medical terminology, anatomy, basic computer skills, handling health records, understanding and using databases, and much more.
|Program Course Titles|
|Microsoft Office Essentials|
|Medical Law and Ethics|
|Electronic Health Records|
|HIA Billing & Coding|
|Health Information Technician|
|Introduction to Database|
|Advanced Career Development|
|Introduction to Business|
|Principles of Management|
|Nevada Constitution (Las Vegas Campus)|
Upon completion of the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Information you can seek employment opportunities in various medical settings such has hospitals, clinics, offices, nursing facilitates in positions like the ones described below:
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