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NOVA ADVISING SHEET

HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT Code: 1520 Catalog Year: 2014-2015
Associate of Applied Science Degree   Offered through MEC
  Courses Credits
Prerequisites
1,2BIO 141 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
CST 229 Intercultural Communication 3
ENG 111 College Composition I 3
HIM 111 Medical Terminology 3
SDV 101 Orientation to Healthcare 1
Total 14
Two Years
1,2BIO 142 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
HIM 110 Intro. to Human Pathology 3
HIM 130 Healthcare Information Systems 3
HIM 141 Fundamentals of Health Information Systems I 3
HIM 142 Fundamentals of Health Information Systems II 3
HIM 220 Health Statistics 3
HIM 226 Legal Aspects of Health Record Documentation 2
HIM 229 Performance Improvement in Healthcare 2
HIM 230 Information Systems and Technology in HealthCare 3
HIM 233 Electronic Health Record Applications 3
HIM 249 Supervision and Management Practices for HIM 3
HIM 250 Health Data Classification Systems I (CD-9-CM) 4
HIM 251 Clinical Practice I 3
HIM 252 Clinical Practice II 3
HIM 254 Advanced Coding and Reimbursement 3
HIM 255 Health Data Classification systems II (CPT) 2
HIM 260 Pharmacology for HIM 3
HIM 280 Capstone Course 1
3___ ___    Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
PED 116 Lifetime Fitness and Wellness 1
4___ Social Science Elective 3
Total 58
Total credits for the Health Information Management A.A.S.=72 (includes 14 preresquisite credits)

1 NAS 161 + 162 may be substituted for BIO 141 + 142, but individual courses may not be substituted.

2 Although students who have graduated with a transfer-oriented A.A., A.S., or A.A. & S. degree or any baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited United States institution of higher education will have most of their general education considered as fulfilled, they must meet the math and science requirements specified for this program. Exceptions must be approved by the division dean responsible for the student’s curriculum.

3 See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives.

4 See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives.

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