Health Information Management (HIM) at Danville Community College


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HIM 100 - Introduction to the Health Care Delivery System
Introduces the organization of health care delivery system with emphasis on types of providers and the role that accrediting and licensing bodies play in the delivery of health care.
Lecture 1 hour per week.
1 credits
HIM 105 - Current Procedural Terminology
Develops skills in coding a diagnosis and/or procedure according to the principles of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding. NOT INTENDED FOR HIT MAJORS. Prerequisite: HLT 143.
Lecture 2 hours per week. 2 Credits.
2 credits
HIM 106 - International Classification of Diseases I
Introduces International Classification of Diseases Clinical Modification Coding I (ICD-9-CM) coding classification system and provides actual coding exercises. NOT INTENDED FOR HIT MAJORS. Prerequisite: HLT 143.
Lecture 2 hours per week.
2 credits
HIM 107 - International Classification of Diseases II
Stresses advanced International Classification of Diseases Clinical Modification Coding II (ICD-9-CM) coding skills through practical exercises. NOT INTENDED FOR HIT MAJORS. Prerequisite: HIT 106 or HIM 106.
Lecture 2-3 hours per week.
2-3 credits
HIM 130 - Healthcare Information Systems
Teaches basic concepts of microcomputer software (to include operating systems, word processing, spreadsheets, and database applications. Focuses on microcomputer applications and information systems in the Healthcare environment. Provides a working introduction to electronic health information systems for allied health, teaching students how the adoption of electronic health records affects them as future healthcare professionals.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits
HIM 143 - Managing Electronic Billing in a Medical Practice
Presents practical knowledge on use of computer technology in medical practice management. Develops basic skills in preparation of universal billing claim. Explores insurance claim processing issues.
Lecture 2-3 hours per week.
2-3 credits
HIM 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students. May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit.
Variable hours per week.
1-5 credits
HIM 226 - Legal Aspects of Health Record Documentation
Presents the legal requirements associated with health record documentation. Emphasizes the policies and procedures concerning the protection of the confidentiality of patient's health records.
Lecture 2 hours per week.
2 credits
HIM 253 - Health Records Coding
Examines the development of coding classification systems. Introduces ICD-9-CM coding classification system, its format and conventions. Stresses basic coding steps and guidelines according to body systems. Provides actual coding exercises in relation to each system covered.
Lecture 3-4 hours per week.
3-5 credits
HIM 295 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students. May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit.
Variable hours per week.
1-5 credits