Preparation for Certification Exam
This course examines Information Technology (IT) in the health care world. It is designed to help IT professionals expand their training beyond IT and introduce health care IT (HIT). Data flow, IT operations, and security in HIT are explained. This course explains how health care IT includes not just the technology used in the health care environment but also the regulatory requirements, organizational behavior, and medical business operations. The course provides the knowledge needed for IT professionals to be prepared to work in the health care IT environment.
71 hours | Entry Level | Included eBook | Leads to Certification
Individuals with advanced computer skills who want to learn more about computer systems and technology used in health care. Individuals interested in this course might be working in Information Technology (IT) and want to expand their knowledge into the health care world. This course is intended for those who already have CompTIA A+ certification or the equivalent of 500+ hours working in IT. Specifically, this course is for individuals who are seeking qualification to work as technical/software support specialist or implementation support specialist in health care IT (HIT).
- Distinguish general Information Technology (IT) and Health Care Information Technology (HIT) Understand the expectations of employers in today's employment market
- Analyze medical business operations influence on HIT
- Analyze HIT industry regulations
- Determine data flow in health care environments
- Apply IT expertise within a medical environment
- Evaluate the efficacy of health care information management methodologies
- Identify best security practices for HIT