HIT 151: Health Data Content and Structure

Hours 3
Theory Hours
This course is an introduction to the health information technology (HIT) profession and its basic skill requirements. The course includes an introduction to the content, use and structure of health care data and data sets and how these components relate to primary and secondary record systems. Student outcomes include mastery of basic concepts and functions in HIT including storage and retrieval systems, documentation requirements, abstracting, quantitative and qualitative analysis, registries and indexes.