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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.
|Program Course Titles|
|Microsoft Office Essentials|
|Medical Law and Ethics|
|Electronic Health Records|
|Health Information Billing & Coding|
|Health Information Technician|
|Human Anatomy and Physiology|
|Advanced Career Development|
|Introduction to Business|
|Principles of Management|
|Nevada Constitution (Las Vegas Campus)|
- Health Information Specialist
- Health Information Technician
- Medical Records Coordinator
- Medical Records Analyst
- Verification Specialist
- Information Analyst
- Medical Records Abstractor
- Data Support Analyst