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Course Title: HIM 226 - Legal Aspects of Health Record Documentation (2 credits)
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Course Description and Prerequisites
Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)
Curriculum - 2018 Domains
Health Information Management (HIM) Programs
Domain I: Data Structure, Content, and Information Governance
2 I.1 Describe healthcare organizations from the perspective of key stakeholders
3 I.2 Apply policies, regulations, and standards to the management of information
3 I.3 Identify policies and strategies to achieve data integrity
5 I.4 Determine compliance of health record content within the health organization
Domain II. Information Protection: Access, Use, Disclosure, Privacy, and Security
3 II.1 Apply privacy strategies to health information
3 II.2 Apply security strategies to health information
3 II.3 Identify compliance requirements throughout the health information life cycle
Domain III. Informatics, Analytics, and Data Use
3 III.1 Apply health informatics concepts to the management of health information
3 III.2 Utilize technologies for health information management
2 III.5 Describe research methodologies used in healthcare
2 III.7 Summarize standards for the exchange of health information
Domain IV. Revenue Cycle Management
2 IV. 2 Describe components of revenue cycle management and clinical documentation improvement
2 IV. 3 Summarize regulatory requirements and reimbursement methodologies
Domain V. Health Law and Compliance
3 V.1 Apply legal processes impacting health information
3 V.2 Demonstrate compliance with external forces
3 V.3 Identify the components of risk management related to health information management
3 V.4 Identify the impact of policy on health care
Domain VI. Organizational Management and Leadership
3 VI.1 Demonstrate fundamental leadership skills
3 VI.4 Utilize data-driven performance improvement techniques for decision making
4 VI.6 Examine behaviors that embrace cultural diversity
5 VI.7 Assess ethical standards of practice
Course Requisite Technical Skills
In order to succeed in this online course, you must be comfortable working with technology. At a minimum, you must possess the following technical skills:
- Ability to use the Internet in an effective and efficient manner, including installation and management of browser plug-ins and add-ons.
- Basic knowledge about the operation of a computer, file management, and software installation.
- Working knowledge of the Canvas learning management system.
- Ability to proficiently search the web for information
- Ability to download and print information from websites
- Ability to download, view, and/or print PDF files
Textbooks and Materials
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Grading Turnaround Time:
All completed assignments will be graded no later than seven days from the submission date.
- NOTE: I do not begin to grade assignments until on or after the due date. If an assignment is turned in after the due date (late), the assignment will be graded during the next grading period.
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Student Rights & Responsibilities
Overview of Assignments
Taking Proctored Assessments
Your Email Account
Accommodation Policy and Statements
NOVA Online Policies and Procedures
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