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HIT 120 - Electronic Health Records

( 2 :2 :0 ) 3 credits

This course introduces basic concepts for the use and maintenance of an Electronic Health Records (EHR) system in an ambulatory healthcare setting. Clinical and administrative workflow processes of an EHR are examined and the student performs basic navigation as well as administrative and medical documentation. Issues around quality, privacy, security, government regulations, ethics and legal aspects of technology in healthcare are explored. Offered only in Fall semester.