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Overview of Health IT (OHIT) (S349)

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These courses will run in the Fall of 2018.
Understanding healthcare systems, drivers, issues and culture is critical to anyone working in health IT to provide context and insight to the work you do. This course will provide an overview of healthcare and public health in the U.S.; how they are organized and how services are delivered; the history of health information technology; and relevant topics such as public policy, healthcare reform, professional and ethical issues and notable organizations.
Course Outline:
Healthcare in the US:
  • Introduction to Healthcare in the US
  • Delivering Healthcare
  • Financing Healthcare
  • Public Health
  • Healthcare Reform
  • Meaningful Use
Culture of Healthcare
  • Overview of the Culture of Healthcare
  • Health Professionals
  • Healthcare Settings
  • Healthcare Processes and Decision Making
  • Evidence-Based Practice
  • Nursing Care Processes
  • Quality Measurement & Improvement
  • Ethics & Professionalism
  • Privacy, Confidentiality & Security
  • Sociotechnical Aspects
History of Health IT
  • Evolution of Health IT (Early, Modern, HITECH)
  • Evolution of Public Health Informatics
  • Evolution of Nursing Informatics
  • History of Electronic Health Records (EHRs)
  • History of Clinical Decision Support Systems
  • History of CPOE and E-Prescribing
  • History of Health Information Exchange
  • History of Privacy and Security Legislation
  • Software Certification and Regulation
  • Mobile Computing
  • Telemedicine
  • History of Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
  • Payment Related Issues and the Role of HIT
  • History of Health IT Regulations
Register for the MNHIT Level 1 Certificate for $555 (a savings of $30) which includes 3 courses:
    Overview of Health Information Technology (OHIT)
    Language of Health Information Technology (LHIT)
    Health Management Information Systems (HMIS)

Contact us at 952-358-8343 if you would like to register for the MNHIT Level 1 Certificate

Class Details

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Online 24/7

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Alicia Nesvacil 

CEUs : 7



Please read: 
  • Materials are included in online format.
  • Contact us at 952-358-8343 if you would like to register for the MNHIT Level 1 series for $555 (a savings of $30) which includes 3 courses:
    1. 1)Overview of Health Information Technology (OHIT)
      2)Language of Health Information Technology (LHIT)
      3)Health Management Information Systems (HMIS)



    Registration Closes On
    Wednesday, August 22, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

    Schedule Information

    Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
    6/13/2018 - 12/31/2018 Online 24/7 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM N/A - Online Alicia Nesvacil 

    Contact Us! - 952.358.8343
    Normandale Community College - Continuing Education

    9700 France Avenue South, Bloomington, MN 55431

    A member of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities System