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2020 Spring Classes

HIM Health Information Management

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
36567 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed COLL
Wednesday
6:01p - 7:00p
1/13 - 5/2

Prerequisite: Admission to any HIM program.

Computer and internet required. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $603 (additional charges may apply)

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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
36568 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed WEB
1/13 - 5/2

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

Tuition and fees: $771 (additional charges may apply)

HIM 181Save 25%
3 CR
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
36569 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed COLL
Tuesday
5:00p - 6:00p
1/13 - 5/2

Computer and internet required. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $603 (additional charges may apply)

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Introduction to total quality management and improvement including history, philosophy, definitions, and tools. Explores performance improvement through review of case studies, with an overview of the historical development of case management. Introduces project management as related to HIM and implementation of electronic health information.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
36572 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed COLL
Thursday
5:00p - 6:00p
1/13 - 5/2

Prerequisite: Admission to HIM program.

Computer and internet required. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $771 (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
36626 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed COLL
Monday
6:30p - 8:00p
1/13 - 5/2

Prerequisite: HIM S155 and HIM S255 or departmental permission.

Computer and internet required. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $771 (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
36573 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed COLL
Wednesday
5:00p - 6:00p
1/13 - 5/2

Prerequisite: HIM S102.

Computer and internet required. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $771 (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
36580 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed WEB
1/13 - 5/2

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

Computer and internet required. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $257 (additional charges may apply)

HIM 289Save 25%
3 CR
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
36581 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed WEB
1/13 - 5/2

Computer and internet required. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $603 (additional charges may apply)

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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
36582 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed WEB
1/13 - 5/2

Prerequisite: HIM S280 (may be taken concurrently).

Additional fees: Fingerprint/background check/driving record, and immunizations. ($50.00 estimated) For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $525 (additional charges may apply)

 

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2020 Summer Classes

HIM Health Information Management

Practical application of mathematics in health care, including arithmetic review, percentages, interest, ratio, proportion, dimensional analysis, metric system, medication calculation, graphs, charts and measurement instruments.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
52457 TD1 Bev Siercks
Distance Ed WEB
5/11 - 8/1

Prerequisite: MATH S054 with a C (2.00) or better, or placement into MATH S055 or higher.

See MBS Direct for required course materials. For more information go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/index.html

Tuition and fees: $771 (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
52482 TD1 Amy Samuel
Distance Ed WEB
5/11 - 8/1

See MBS Direct for required course materials. For more information go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support/index

Tuition and fees: $771 (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
52483 TD1 Terissia Bell
Distance Ed WEB
5/11 - 8/1

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

Computer and Internet required. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $257 (additional charges may apply)

 

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2020 Fall 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
76941 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed COLL
Tuesday
5:00p - 6:00p
8/24 - 12/12

Seats remaining: 18

Prerequisite: Admission to any HIM program.

This course requires additional time spent on coursework outside of class meeting times. Books can be ordered from MBS Direct. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

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Application of financial statistics in the inpatient and outpatient setting.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78166 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed COLL
Wednesday
6:00p - 7:00p
8/24 - 12/12

Seats remaining: 17

This course requires additional time spent on coursework outside of class meeting times. Books can be ordered from MBS Direct. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $804 (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
76943 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed WEB
8/24 - 12/12

Seats remaining: 23

Books can be ordered from MBS Direct. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support. Class is stacked with HS S135.

Tuition and fees: $804 (additional charges may apply)

HIM 155
3 CR
Introduction to outpatient coding diagnoses and procedures, sequencing, coding conventions, and software. Overview of fraud and abuse regulations as they pertain to coding and billing. Focus on HCPCS/CPT, ICD, ambulatory care coding including coding guidelines and sequencing.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76983 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed COLL
Monday
5:00p - 6:30p
8/24 - 12/12

Seats remaining: 19

Prerequisite: HS S114 or concurrent enrollment and HIM S135 and admission to any HIM program, or departmental permission.

This course requires additional time spent on coursework outside of class meeting times. Books can be ordered from MBS Direct. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $804 (additional charges may apply)

Review of legal implications of health records and related legal issues including the patient record as a legal document. Examination of emerging laws and legal trends impacting the management of health care information. Introduction to risk management and the role of the HIM professional as compliance and privacy officer.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76984 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed COLL
Thursday
6:00p - 7:00p
8/24 - 12/12

Seats remaining: 14

This course requires additional time spent on coursework outside of class meeting times. Books can be ordered from MBS Direct. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $804 (additional charges may apply)

HIM 255
3 CR
Introduction to inpatient coding diagnoses and procedures, sequencing, coding conventions, and software. Overview of fraud and abuse regulations as they pertain to coding and billing. Introduction to reimbursement methodologies related to inpatient coding. Focus is on HCPCS/CPT, ICD, inpatient coding including coding guidelines and conventions.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76987 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed COLL
Monday
6:31p - 8:00p
8/24 - 12/12

Seats remaining: 20

Prerequisite: HS S114 or concurrent enrollment and HIM S135.

This course requires additional time spent on coursework outside of class meeting times. Books can be ordered from MBS Direct. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $804 (additional charges may apply)

Introduces basic concepts underlying various pathological processes. Students draw on their knowledge of normal anatomy and physiology to understand how pathogenesis of disease occurs. Discussion of diseases, diagnostic process testing, and treatment options. Introduces drug terminology, administration, toxicity, vocabulary, standards and references. This course may not meet requirements for nursing programs.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76991 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed COLL
Tuesday
6:01p - 7:00p
8/24 - 12/12

Seats remaining: 17

Prerequisite: HS S114.

This course requires additional time spent on coursework outside of class meeting times. Books can be ordered from MBS Direct. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $1072 (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
76993 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed COLL
Wednesday
5:00p - 6:00p
8/24 - 12/12

Seats remaining: 20

Prerequisite: Completion of all 100-level program courses.

This course requires additional time spent on coursework outside of class meeting times. Books can be ordered from MBS Direct. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $804 (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
76994 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed WEB
8/24 - 12/12

Seats remaining: 25

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

Computer and internet required. Books can be ordered from MBS Direct. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $268 (additional charges may apply)

Provides a review of American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) skills needed to prepare for the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) credential examination.
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
78167 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed WEB
8/24 - 12/12

Seats remaining: 24

Computer and internet required. Books can be ordered from MBS Direct For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $268 (additional charges may apply)

HIM 285Save 25%
3 CR
An in-depth review of federal and state regulations and laws pertaining to the privacy and security of Protected Health Information (PHI) in all formats (paper/electronic).
CRN SECTION INSTRUCTOR MEETS
76996 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed WEB
8/24 - 12/12

Seats remaining: 20

Computer and internet required. Books can be ordered from MBS Direct. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $630 (additional charges may apply)

Save 25% off tuition on over 300 selected career and technical courses.

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
76997 TD1 Staff
Distance Ed WEB
8/24 - 12/12

Seats remaining: 24

Prerequisite: HIM S280 (may be taken concurrently).

Computer and internet required. For more information students can go to: www.uas.alaska.edu/sitka/support.

Tuition and fees: $549 (additional charges may apply)

 
 
 

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