Healthcare IT Training

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This Healthcare IT training course is ideal for students who want to work in the Healthcare IT field as a Healthcare Help Desk Specialist or Technician. Learn how to install, manage and troubleshoot healthcare IT systems for healthcare providers.

It maps fully to CompTIA’s HIT Certificate Exam (HIT-001) and helps learners to prepare for certification. The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification shows that you have the knowledge and skills required to implement, deploy, and support healthcare IT systems in various clinical settings.

Plus this course includes a free online CertBlaster test preparation software to help learners practice for the exam.

Students receive a textbook with a study guide and take their exams online. Course includes instructor support with live access Monday through Friday 8:30 am – 5 pm ET and the CertBlaster test preparation software.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of this course the student will be able to:

  • Describe concepts and terminology that are fundamental to IT in a healthcare environment
  • Explain the medical environment including the various types of healthcare-related organizations
  • Install and troubleshoot desktop workstations and other devices
  • Set up and troubleshoot a network in a healthcare environment
  • Explain document imaging techniques and problem solving
  • Integrate healthcare information security best practices

CERTIFICATION

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COURSE TEXTBOOK:

Healthcare IT TrainingThe required readings will be drawn from the textbook Introduction to Healthcare Information Technology, 1st Edition.

This Healthcare IT training course is great for for students with little or no healthcare experience. In addition, it provides a good foundation for the healthcare professional with little or no technology experience.

Text includes a free online CertBlaster test preparation software to help learners practice for CompTIA’s certification exam.

Students should complete the required readings and solve any problems in the exercise sections before moving to the next topic.

The textbook is included with tuition.

STUDENT EVALUATION, GRADING & ASSESSMENT:

Each of the eight lessons concludes with an examination; all examinations are open book. The examinations consist of multiple choice questions (MCQs) that measure cognitive learning levels.

The minimum passing score of 70% must be achieved but if the score is less than 70%, the examination must be retaken to earn a passing score of 70% for the lesson. The nine examination scores are averaged together in calculating the course grade.

Certification requirements include maintaining an overall GPA of 70% or better to graduate.

The final grade for this course will be determined as follows:

A: 93% – 100%
B: 86% – 92.9%
C: 78% – 85.9%
D: 70% – 77.9%

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COURSE SCHEDULE:

You should complete the following lessons in the order shown below. There are no time limits with this course but we suggest scheduling 1 hour a day towards your course work.

LESSONS:

Chapter 1: Introduction to Healthcare IT
Introduction to the field of healthcare information technology. It begins by defining healthcare information technology, noting some of its benefits, and reviewing CompTIA’s response to the shortage of trained healthcare information technology professionals.

Chapter 2: Healthcare Organizations and Operations

In this chapter, you will explore the various types of healthcare-related organizations, their operations, codes of conduct, and proper methods for managing protected health information, or PHI.

Chapter 3: Desktop IT Operations
In this chapter, you will learn about desktop IT operations in the healthcare field that support electronic records. First, an overview of IT will be presented, followed by how to install and troubleshoot desktop workstations and other devices. Finally, you will explore how to configure different types of devices.

Chapter 4: Network IT Operations
In this chapter, you will learn about network IT operations in the healthcare field that support electronic health records. First, you will explore with students common network devices and look at network servers. Next, you will examine how to set up a network and then troubleshoot it. Finally, you will study the network technologies that can be used for electronic medical records and electronic health records.

Chapter 5: Medical Business Operations
The purpose of this chapter is to review the various aspects of medical business operations. In doing so, you will cover terminology, functional departments within various organizations, clinical process and software applications, and typical medical devices.

Chapter 6: Document Imaging and Problem Solving
The purpose of this chapter is to review the various aspects of document imaging, interfacing, and problem solving. In doing so, you will learn about file types and their characteristics, scanning and indexing, medical interface components, how to diagnose interface problems, how to troubleshoot clinical software problems, the concept of change control, and why it is needed.

Chapter 7: Basic Healthcare Information Security
This chapter explores the basics of IT security as it relates to healthcare. First, you will look at the definition of information security and examine the different types of physical security that can be used to keep out data thieves. Next, computer technology protections will be studied. Finally, you will explore how to back up data as protection against an attack or disaster.

Chapter 8: Advanced Healthcare Information Security

In this chapter, you will learn how encryption and other advanced healthcare information security can be used to protect data. You will first learn what cryptography is and how it can be used for protection. Then, wireless security and remote access will be examined. Finally, you will see how to securely dispose of documents.

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COURSE TUITION:

When you enroll in the Healthcare IT training course, you can be confident that you’re getting a quality, affordable education.

Everything is included with tuition including textbook, study guide, instructor support, online grading, certificate of completion and free online CertBlaster test preparation software for CompTIA’s HIT-001 certification. Plus are no time limits to complete this course.

$195

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