Upon completion of the Health Information Technology program at RCTC, students will achieve the following:

  • Maintain the accuracy and completeness of the electronic health record including intranet and internet applications as defined by organizational policy, accreditation, licensure, and external regulations and standards.
  • Apply legal principles, policies, regulations and standards to protect the privacy, confidentiality, and security of health information.
  • Code, classify, and index diagnoses and procedures for the purpose of reimbursement, standardization, retrieval and statistical analysis.
  • Utilize principles of supervision and the tools used to effectively manage human resources, financials, and critical thinking.
  • Apply techniques and tools for quality management and performance improvement including risk, utilization, and case management requirements.
  • Demonstrate practical application of theories learned, including the ability to value self and work ethically with others in a diverse population, during the Professional Practice Experience.
  • Use appropriate terminology in the areas of human anatomy, physiology, human diseases, and pharmacology when interpreting healthcare reports.

 

Upon the completion of the Coding Specialist program at RCTC, students will achieve the following:

  • Code, classify, and index diagnoses and procedures for the purpose of reimbursement, standardization, retrieval and statistical analysis.
  • Maintain the accuracy and completeness of the electronic health record including intranet and internet applications as defined by organizational policy, accreditation, licensure, and external regulations and standards.
  • Apply legal principles, policies, regulations and standards to protect the privacy, confidentiality, and security of health information.
  • Demonstrate practical application of theories learned, including the ability to value self and work ethically with others in a diverse population.
  • Use appropriate terminology in the areas of human anatomy, physiology, human diseases, and pharmacology when interpreting healthcare reports.

Upon completion of the Healthcare Informatics program at RCTC, students will achieve the following:

  • Maintain the accuracy and completeness of the electronic health record including intranet and internet applications as defined by organizational policy, accreditation, licensure, and external regulations and standards.
  • Apply legal principles, policies, regulations and standards to protect the privacy, confidentiality, and security of health information.
  • Apply techniques and tools for quality management and performance improvement including risk, utilization, and case management requirements.
  • Demonstrate practical application of theories learned, including the ability to value self and work ethically with others in a diverse population.
  • Apply mathematical foundations, algorithmic principles, and computer science concepts to analyze and design software solutions.
  • Develop logical reasoning and problem solving skills to meet customer requirements/specifications for software solutions.
  • Work as part of a professional team to analyze, design and implement software solutions.

Upon completion of the Cancer Registry Management program at RCTC, students will achieve the following:

  • Identify reportable cancer cases, code and stage primary site, histology, and extent of disease.
  • Abstract patient cancer data while monitoring timeliness, completeness, and accuracy of data.
  • Support cancer registry organization and structure while assuring patient privacy, data integrity, and securit.y
  • Compare and differentiate between organizations involved in collecting data and those involved in creating data standards.
  • Perform cancer patient follow-up activities to identify second primaries, recurrence, and spread of disease.
  • Take part in the role of reporting cancer data to health care officials, medical staff, epidemiologists, and regulatory organizations for use in cancer prevention and control.
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