Healthcare Informatics Specialist Technical Certificate (332)

This 24-credit hour Healthcare Informatics Specialist certificate is designed to prepare students for employment as entry-level Healthcare Informatics Specialists or to provide supplemental training for persons previously or currently employed in either healthcare or information technology occupations. All credits may be applied toward the Health Information Technology Associate in Science degree program at LSSC.

The certificate is upward compatible with the Health Information Technology, Associate in Science Degree (238).

Program Core Courses

HIM 1211Basic Health Information Technology

2 Credits

HIM 1003Foundations of Health Information Management

3 Credits

HSC 1531Medical Terminology I

2 Credits

HSC 1532Medical Terminology II

2 Credits

HIM 2012Medicolegal Aspects of Records

2 Credits

HIM 2112Electronic Health Records & Informatics

3 Credits

CET 2660Network Security Fundamentals

3 Credits

HIM 2815PPE: Healthcare Informatics

2 Credits

HIM 2214Healthcare Statistics

2 Credits

HIM 1273Medical Insurance & Coding I

3 Credits

Total Credit Hours:24

When beginning this program, students are advised to make an appointment for advising with the Department Chair or an instructor designated by the Department Chair.

Only required courses for an LSSC degree or qualifying certificate program are eligible for federal financial aid.  Verify course choices and avoid charges by making an appointment with an academic advisor.


Note:
This program requires demonstration of computer proficiency and satisfactory test grades in College Placement Test for reading & writing prior to beginning the program.


For information about career options, visit www.lssc.edu/careers.

Students must complete 25% of each program's total credit hours at LSSC.

Academic Advising
Leesburg Campus 352-365-3574
South Lake Campus 352-243-5722
Sumter Center 352-568-0001
Career Development Services
Careers@lssc.edu 352-323-3603
Program Contact Information
HIT@lssc.edu 352-435-6414