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2017 Spring Classes

HIM Health Information Management

An overview of health care systems and the health information management profession. Introduces classification systems, health record content and documentation, data governance and management, and secondary data sources. Presents information protection, access disclosure, archival, privacy and security. Introduces informatics, analytics and data use, including health information technologies, information management strategic planning, decision support, health care statistics, research methods, consumer informatics, health information exchange and information integrity and data quality.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37806 TD1 Susie Feero
DIST COLL
Wednesday
5:00p - 6:00p
1/17 - 5/6

Prerequisite: Admission to any HIM program.

This class requires extensive, asynchronous, web-based activities in addition to the Collaborate sessions. For more information students can go to: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support

Tuition and fees: $675 (additional charges may apply)

An overview of health care systems and the health information management profession. Introduces revenue management and reimbursement. Explores compliance in relation to regulatory, coding, fraud surveillance, and clinical documentation improvement. Introduces leadership roles, change management, work design and process improvement, human resource management, training and development, strategic and organizational management, financial management, ethics, project management, vendor management and enterprise information management.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37817 TD1 Leslie Gordon
DIST COLL
Wednesday
6:01p - 7:00p
1/17 - 5/6

Prerequisite: Admission to any HIM program.

This class requires extensive, asynchronous, web-based activities in addition to the Collaborate sessions. For more information students can go to: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/

Tuition and fees: $675 (additional charges may apply)

HIM 135
3 CR
An introduction to root forms, prefixes and suffixes, and medical abbreviations. Focus is on terminology of body systems related to symptomatology, diseases and treatment.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37819 TD1 Amy Samuel
DIST WEB
1/17 - 5/6

Prerequisite: ENGL S110 or higher placement test.

For more information students can go to: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/

Tuition and fees: $675 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces the use of electronic records and resources in today's health care environment. Presents an overview of automated health information management functions and emerging technologies. Examines the use of electronic health records and the impact of privacy and security concerns.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37820 TD1 Susie Feero
DIST COLL
Tuesday
5:00p - 5:59p
1/17 - 5/6

This class requires extensive, asynchronous, web-based activities in addition to the Collaborate sessions. For more information students can go to: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/

Tuition and fees: $675 (additional charges may apply)

An in-depth focus on coding issues, including coding validation, data accuracy, coding guidelines and training; and reimbursement and clinical documentation improvement. Impact of coding on financial stability of an organization.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37823 TD1 Martha Wade
DIST COLL
Monday
6:30p - 8:00p
1/17 - 5/6

Prerequisite: HIM S155 and HIM S255 or departmental permission.

This class requires extensive, asynchronous, web-based activities in addition to the Collaborate activities. For more information students can go to: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/

Tuition and fees: $675 (additional charges may apply)

An introduction to critical components of managing accounts for healthcare organizations in the areas of claims processing, account resolution, budgets, finance, and compliance. Focus is on issues of billing and reimbursement for health care facilities and overview of third party payers.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37828 TD1 Leslie Gordon
DIST COLL
Tuesday
6:01p - 7:00p
1/17 - 5/6

Prerequisite:HIM S101 and HIM S102.

This class requires extensive, asynchronous, web-based activities in addition to the Collaborate sessions. For more information students can go to: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/

Tuition and fees: $675 (additional charges may apply)

HIM 280
3 CR
Concepts of management including management functions. A case study approach is employed to discuss responses to a variety of management functions through the use of guest speakers. Evaluation will be based on class participation, oral presentations, and completion of case studies.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
38346 TD1 Susie Feero
DIST WEB
1/17 - 5/6

Prerequisite: Completion of all lower level HIM courses. Corequisite: HIM S291.

Directed Study for: For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $675 (additional charges may apply)

Provides a review of AHIMA skills needed to prepare for the Registered Health information Technician (RHIT) credential examination.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37830 TD1 Leslie Gordon
DIST WEB
1/17 - 5/6

Prerequisite: Completion of all HIM lower level program with C or higher, or concurrent enrollment.

For more information students can go to: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/

Tuition and fees: $225 (additional charges may apply)

An overview of the clinical, research, and administrative applications of computers in the health care industry. Emphasizes the role of this technology and the data collected in accomplishing the objectives and procedures of the principle functional areas, and the interrelationships of the organizational units with respect to data acquisition, storage, analysis, retrieval, and use.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37835 TD1 Susie Feero
DIST WEB
1/17 - 5/6

For more information students can go to: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/

Tuition and fees: $675 (additional charges may apply)

Seventy-five hours of professional internship in an assigned health care setting. Application of operational management theory for a health information service. Orientation to all aspects of practice as a health information manager. Completion of management projects designed jointly by student and clinical supervisor. Student writes project report and site evaluation.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
37851 TD1 Susie Feero
DIST WEB
1/17 - 5/6

Prerequisite: HIM S280 (may be taken concurrently).

Thursday class meeting is only for the first three weeks of the semester, before the internship begins. Additional fees: Fingerprint/background check/driving record and immunizations. For more information students can go to: http://www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/

Tuition and fees: $463 (additional charges may apply)

 
 
 

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