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2021 - 2022 Eastern Iowa Community College Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 Eastern Iowa Community College Catalog

Health Information Management, AAS


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Campus: Online*

The Health Information Management (HIM) AAS is a 66 credit degree that can be completed in 5 terms. The HIM program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Graduates of the AAS are eligible to write for the national certification exam - Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) given by the American Health Information Management Association.

Graduates of the HIM AAS degree will be eligible for entry level positions in a physician’s office, hospital setting, health insurance organization or coding company. The program is offered in an online setting, with the exception of the Professional Practice Experiences, which requires a student to be available to be on site at a healthcare organization working with Health Information Management Professionals. There are two 96 hour Professional Practice Experiences scheduled throughout the program.

The Health Information Management Associate degree program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM).

*Students must complete two on-site practicums (HIT 355  and HIT 555 ) and will work with a program representative on finding an approved on-site location.

Plan of Study


Term Total: 14.00 Credits


Term Total: 15.00 Credits


Term Total: 8.00 Credits


Term Total: 15.00 Credits


Term Total: 14.00 Credits


AAS Total: 66.00 Credits


Notes:


Graduates of the two year program are eligible to write for the national certification exam (Registered Health Information Technician-RHIT) given by the American Health Information Management Association.

Non-discrimination Statement / Equal Educational Opportunities


It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Debora J. Sullivan, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-3487, djsullivan@eicc.edu or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, Illinois  60661-7204, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.

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