Pharmacology for Health Information Technology - HIM 260 at Lord Fairfax Community College
- HIM 260 - Pharmacology for Health Information Technology
- Emphasizes general pharmacology for Health Information professionals; covers general principles of drug actions/reactions, major drug classes, specific agents within each class, and routine mathematical calculation needed to determine desired dosages.Lecture 2-3 hours per week.
Schedule at Lord Fairfax Community College
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|WEB BASED - eLearning course - online course. Course is facilitated through the World Wide Web. Access to reliable, preferably high-speed, Internet connection required. Students must log into the VCCS Blackboard course management system on the first day of the semester to access course materials. Students will be required to participate in proctored assessment activities in conjunction with this course; these activities can be completed at LFCC Testing Centers free of charge. Proctored assessment fees, if any, incurred at other sites approved by the instructor are the responsibility of the student. For more information on eLearning at LFCC visit http://www.lfcc.edu/current-students/academic-information/distance-learning/elearning-at-lfcc/index.html. Prerequisites: CPC or CCA certification and verifiable proof of two years of coding experience. Graduates of the LFCC Medical Billing/Coding program with CPC certification will have experience prerequisite waived. Prerequisite: ENG 111 eligibility required. If prerequisites are met, HIM 260 may be taken concurrently with HIM 115. This is the first course required in the Hospital Facility Coding program. this class may be used to enhance knowledge and skills but may not be used as a substitute for these pharmacology classes: DNH 216, PNE 174, SUR 250. Contact Beth Shanholtzer ( firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions.|