Health Information

Offered:
• MR2 (AAS)
• CD1 (Certificate of Completion)

This Tech Prep Degree Program is a professional program that is designed to lead to an Associate of Applied Science Degree.

Prerequisites for the program include a minimum of 12th-grade reading level as determined by Lee College Placement Testing. A full-time student can complete the program in two years.

This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM). Students are eligible to apply to take the National Examination to become a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT).

CAHIIM-Accredited ProgramIn the Academic Study Program, students study anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, basic disease processes, record storage and retrieval, medicolegal aspects, quality improvement, data processing, health record science, hospital statistics, and human resource management.

This program offers preparation for a technical area of service in hospitals, clinics, and related health facilities. Students are trained in manual and electronic methods of health record management, including record assembly, analysis, coding, abstracting, transcription, filing, and record maintenance.

Part of the learning experience will include working in the Health Information Management Department of a hospital or other health care facility. Mastery of the National Examination furthers job opportunities and increases salary.

Brochures

HIM Professionals: Your Best Investment (PDF)
HIM Careers: A Brilliant Move (PDF)
Immerse and Emerge: The Evolution of a HIM Professional (PDF)
HIM and You: A Lifetime of Opportunity (PDF)
Exciting Futures Belong to HIM Students (PDF)
Recruitment document by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) (PDF, 2MB, 23 pages)

Additional Info

Placement Data (PDF)
Differences between the college degree and the certificate offered (HTML page)

Contact Info

Marice Ivey
mivey@lee.edu
281.425.6569
ATC-356