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Health Information Specialist

Electronic Health Records

A Health Information Specialist is an expert who works on patient data that nurses, doctors, and other health providers rely on in order for them to perform their jobs. As a Health Information Specialist, you will contribute to the delivery of healthcare by collecting, maintaining, and analyzing health information. The Health Information Specialist program at Asher College is designed to prepare graduates to pursue a career in this field by training them in everything from coding to database basics, and our flexibility and convenience will enable you to complete the program and begin your career as a Health Information Specialist.

As a Health Information Specialist student, you will benefit from lectures and instruction in the classroom, along with hands-on practice with coding books and databases. This entire course is incorporated together in order to give insight and knowledge of health information technology. You’ll also get a chance to be involved in classroom discussions, watch video tapes, and carry out projects that deal with the health information specialist field.

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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
Digital Literacy
Career Success
Microsoft Office Essentials
Typing Fundamentals
Medical Law and Ethics
Electronic Health Records
Medical Terminology
Office Administration
Health Information Billing & Coding
Health Information Technician
Human Anatomy and Physiology
Advanced Career Development
Advanced Career Development
Critical Thinking
Business Communication
Business Math
Introduction to Business
Principles of Management
American Government
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:  
  • Health Information Specialist
  • Health Information Technician
  • Medical Records Coordinator
  • Medical Records Analyst
  • Verification Specialist
  • Information Analyst
  • Medical Records Abstractor
  • Data Support Analyst