This course provides students with skills necessary to work with Electronic Health Records. This course is ideal for those currently working in the health field or those looking to enter into a health related program who are hoping to learn more about key concepts and the use of Electronic Health Records in the medical Setting. Topics include the cost and needs to consider when implementing an EHR system, how to utilize an EHR system to meet government requirements and medical practice needs, and practical application of various EHR tasks. The course will also cover basic medical terminology and basic medical coding principles. Students who complete this course with a passing grade will be eligible to sit for the Certified Electronic Health Record Specialist Exam.
This is a hybrid course, which means some instruction happens face-to face in class and some instruction happens outside of class, usually online. For this class, 21 hours of instruction will be face-to-face in class and 24 hours of instruction will be outside of class.
Note: This class will run with both credit and non-credit students together in one cohort. The required textbook is available for purchase at the Jackson College bookstore.