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HITECH: Workflow Management and Training Specialist - CERT

Allied Health

Contact: Becky RICE (620)694-2440
Contact: Bonnie FOLKERTS (620)694-2455
Department Co-Chair: Debbie HACKLER (620)665-4931
Department Co-Chair: Todd SAZAMA (620)665-4939

For course descriptions and course prerequisites, click on the course name.

Total Credit Hours

This certificate requires 22 credit hours.


Course Title Credits
CS104 Computers in Healthcare 3

Computer use within the healthcare industry: includes computer hardware, software,databases,security, privacy, storage and other computer related systems. Focus is on health information technicians, administrative and clinical systems as well as Electronic Health Records (EHRs).

HR105 Medical Terminology 3

Elements of medical language including common abbreviations. Emphasis is placed on spelling, pronunciation, correct usage, and meaning relating to body systems, medical science, and medical specialties.

HT274 Healthcare Workflow Process Analysis and Redesign 2

This course introduces health workflow process analysis and redesign as a necessary component of complete practice automation. The topics of process validation and change management are also covered.

HT275 Health Information Systems 2

This course addresses concepts of information systems specific to healthcare and public health applications. Students will be introduced to health information technology (HIT) standards, health-related data structures, software applications, and enterprise information architecture in healthcare and public health organizations.

HT276 Usability and Human Factors 2

This course discusses human factors associated with designing and implementing health information systems. Concepts of usability and the effects of new technology and workflow redesign on downstream processes will be covered.

HT277 Hlth Info Systems Training & Instructional Design 2

This course will provide participants with essential knowledge and skills to deliver training to adult learners implementing electronic health records (EHR) in a variety of settings. The Instructional Systems Design (ISD) model which includes assessment of the learner and learning environment, design and development of customized education, implementation of the training plan, and evaluation of the training program effectiveness (ADDIE) will be used.

HIM Culture Options 2
Course Title Credits
HR107 Legal and Ethical Issues in Healthcare 3.00

HT271 The Culture of Health Care 2.00

HITECH Quality Improvement Options 2
Course Title Credits
HR208 Quality Improvement in Healthcare 2.00

HT273 Quality Improvement 2.00

HITECH Workflow Mgmt & Training Specialist Electives 2
Course Title Credits
HT261 Networking and Health Information Exchange 2.00

HT262 Customer Service in the Health Care Environment 2.00

HT263 Working with Health IT Systems 2.00

HT264 Configuring Electronic Health Records 2.00

HT265 Installation and Maintenance of Health IT Systems 2.00

HT266 Vendor - Specific Electronic Health Systems 2.00

HT292 Internship 2.00

IS212 Networking I 3.00

Intro to Health Information Systems Options 2
Course Title Credits
HR100 Health Record Applications I 1.00

HR103 Health Information Processes 3.00

HT230 Introduction to Health Information Systems 2.00

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