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Edmonds Community College    
  Feb 24, 2018
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BSTEC 206 - Introduction to Medical Records

5.0 Credits
Uses, content, interpretation, evaluation, and basic processing procedures for health records; emphasis on data versus information, structure and application of health information, data storage, media, and other aspects of the health information management system. Prerequisite: BSTEC 104  and BSTEC 130  or CIS 100 .

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify the functions of the HIM Department within the medical facility. [REASON]
  2. Identify and describe the content, structure, use, storage, retrieval, and destruction of health information. [COMMUNICATE]
  3. Identify opportunities for health information employment. [REASON]
  4. Identify and evaluate health record data sets, sources, and collection tools. [REASON]
  5. Identify, define, and apply health data vocabulary. [REASON]
  6. Evaluate the importance of data quality, integrity, monitoring, and compliance reporting. [EXPLORE]
  7. Identify and define terms and functions of chargemaster maintenance and MPI. [REASON]
  8. Identify the National Healthcare Infrastructure. [REASON]
  9. Identify regulatory guidelines, including confidentiality and ROI. [REASON]
  10. Identify chart assembly and review roles and responsibilities for HIM staff. [EXPLORE]

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