Electronic Health Record Management

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Overview

The Electronic Health Record Management Profession

Access to health information is changing the ways doctors care for patients. With the nations healthcare system moving to the electronic medical record, numerous employment opportunities exist for medical assistants, health information systems staff, patient registration professionals and other related positions. Healthcare professionals with the ability to understand, update and maintain the electronic health record are in great demand.

The Electronic Health Record Management Program

This program prepares students to understand and use electronic records in a medical practice. Course reviews the implementation and management of electronic health information using common electronic data interchange systems and maintaining the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the electronic health record.

This Electronic Health Record (EHR) Management program prepares students to understand and use electronic records in a medical practice. Course reviews the implementation and management of electronic health information using common electronic data interchange systems and maintaining the medical, legal, accreditation and regulatory requirements of the electronic health record.

This course covers the following key areas and topics:

Importance of the medical record as a legal document

The effect of confidential communication laws on the release of medical information and HIPAA

Provides a real life EHR experience using Medcin software to perform health information tasks

Shills required to use and EHR to manage patient visit information including the examination, assessment notes and treatment plans.

Importance of data accuracy, consistency, completeness, and security of information

Basic code set principles and their applications with an emphasis on the ambulatory/outpatient setting and an introduction to inpatient medical records.

Electronic Health Record Management Detailed Course Information:

  • Overview of various healthcare delivery systems with an emphasis on content and documentation requirements of the health record in various healthcare settings
  • Designed to provide students with real life computer experience using Medcin software and performing tasks in health information departments. Tasks include admission procedures, information retention and retrieval, data entry, chart assembly, data collection, abstracting, code sets, and the release of information
  • Structural components of the interactive EHR and how it supports communication and continuity of care including clinical standards such as SNOWMED CT, LOINC, and UMLS
  • Perspective on how the EHR impacts work and workflow.
  • Importance of the medical record as a legal document and the effect of confidential communication laws on the release of medical information such as protected health information and HIPAA
  • The legal procedures involved in court disclosure of medical records
  • Tasks include admission procedures, information retention and retrieval, data entry, chart assembly, data collection, code sets, and the release of information
Languages
English
Course Access Time

4 months

Requirements

Lesson Checklist

Each lesson includes a prescribed checklist of activities for successful completion of the lesson. This includes lesson objectives, readings, and recommended assignments. Although assignments are optional, they are particularly critical in this course. The course mentor will provide feedback on submitted assignments. Assignments in Modules 3 through 5 are hands-on lab-type activities using the Medcin software. Hands-on experience with the electronic health records software is critical to your success in this field.

Module/Lesson Structure

The Electronic Health Record Specialist program is divided into five main content modules. Each module contains one or more lesson presentations to view. These lesson presentations are the lectures which, along with the textbook readings and resources, will help you learn the material. The lesson presentations address a variety of learning styles and preferences using text, audio, video, etc. Each lesson contains at least one Check Your Understanding interactive self-assessment that will help you gauge your comprehension of that lessons content.

Many lessons include supplemental resources such as games, animations, videos, and interactive activities. Using these additional materials will deepen your understanding of the content. Each module has a Module Test (the last Module concludes with a Final Exam for all students).

System Requirements:

Windows Users:

  • Windows 7, XP or Vista
  • 56K modem or higher
  • Soundcard & Speakers
  • Firefox, Chrome or Microsoft Internet Explorer

Mac OS User:

  • Mac OS X or higher (in classic mode)
  • 56K modem or higher
  • Soundcard & Speakers
  • Apple Safari

iPad Users:

  • iPad iOS 5.1 (or latest)

Screen Resolution:

  • We recommend setting your screen resolution to 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Class Details

0 Sessions

Start Date:upon registration

Tuition: 

$3,095.00


Registration Closes On
Friday, June 30, 2017 @ 12:00 AM

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