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					                                          HEALTHCARE INFORMATICS
                                                           (HCINF-AS)
                                                ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE
                                            http://www.spcollege.edu/program/HCINF-AS
       ****GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (19 credits)
       ENC      1101       Composition I or (Honors)                                                                           3
       SPC      1017       Introduction to Speech Communication OR (SPC 1017H, 1065, 1608 or 1608H)                            3
       Humanities/Fine Arts Approved Course****                                                                                3
                         a
       Mathematics         One college level course with MAC, MAP, MAS, MGF, MTG, or STA prefix                                3
       PHI      2635       Health Care Ethics Applied OR (PHI 1600, 1602H, 1631 or 2649)                                       3
       Social/Behavioral Sciences – POS, PSY or SYG prefix                                                                     3
       CGS      1060       Basic Computer and Information Literacy OR                                                          1
                               Computer/Information Literacy Competency Requirement
       SUPPORT COURSES (5 credits)
                            a
       BSC       1083           Human Anatomy OR (BSC 2085/L and BSC 2086/L)                                                   3
       HSC       1531           Medical Terminology                                                                            2
       MAJOR COURSES (17 credits)
       HIM       1002           Healthcare Informatics Project Management                                                      3
       HIM       1102           Introduction to Healthcare Informatics                                                         3
       HIM       1212           Data and Workflow Management                                                                   3
       HIM       2003           Healthcare Informatics Practicum                                                               2
       HIM       2652           Electronic Health/Medical Record Systems                                                       3
       HSA       1100           Healthcare Delivery Systems                                                                    3
       PROFESSIONAL COURSES (26 credits)
       HIM       1000           Introduction to Health Information Management                                                  3
       HIM       1110           Classification Systems, Indexes, and Registries                                                3
       HIM       1211           Health Information Technologies                                                                2
       HIM       1430           Principles of Disease                                                                          3
       HIM       2012           Health Law Concepts and Practices                                                              3
       HIM       2214C          Healthcare Statistics                                                                          1
       HIM       2223           Introduction to Coding and Reimbursement Systems                                               3
       HIM       2500           Organization and Supervision                                                                   3
       HIM       2510           Quality and Performance Improvement                                                            3
       HIM       2004           Healthcare Informatics Capstone                                                                2

       TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS                                                                                                    67
       a
           Students planning to transfer to a 4-year college should take BSC 2085/2085L, 2086/2086L, and MAC 1105 or
           higher.
       ****To provide students with an enhanced world view in light of an increasingly globalized economy, students must include
       at least one of the following courses as part of the general education requirements for the Associate in Science degree:
       LIT      2110      World Literature I                               REL 2300         World Religions
       LIT      2110H     Honors World Literature I                        INR     2002     International Relations
       LIT      2120      World Literature II                              INR     2002H    Honors International Relations
       LIT      2120H     Honors World Literature II                       WOH 2040         The Twentieth Century
       HUM 2270           Humanities (East-West Synthesis)                 WOH 2040H        Honors The Twentieth Century
       HUM 2270H          Honors Humanities (East-West Synthesis)

C&I 6/26/07;BOT8/21/07             BOT 6/17/08; Eff 20081 0400
Effective 20072 0390
C&I 7/10/07;BOT 8/21/07
Effective 20072 0390
C&I 9/11/07; BOT 10/16/07
Effective 20072 0390
                                             HEALTHCARE INFORMATICS
                                                   (HCINF-AS)
                                                     Transitional Program
                                                ASSOCIATE IN SCIENCE DEGREE
        Transitional Requirements: Students who have a current, valid, health-related credential or license OR are a
        graduate of an accredited health-related Associate, Bachelor, or graduate degree program may be eligible for
        advanced placement credits. Students who qualify for advanced placement would not be required to complete
        BSC 1083 Human Anatomy, HSC 1531 Medical Terminology, and HIM 1430 Principles of Disease. The listed
        General Education Courses can be met either by transfer credit or completed at SPC. Documentation verifying the
        credential/license AND official copies of transcripts must be provided with the Health Programs Application form in
        order to determine eligibility for advanced placement.
        GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES (19 credits)
        ENC      1101       Composition I or (Honors)                                                                               3
        SPC      1017       Introduction to Speech Communication OR (SPC 1017H, 1065, 1608 or 1608H)                                3
        Humanities/Fine Arts Approved Course****                                                                                    3
                          a
        Mathematics         One college-level course with MAC, MAP, MAS, MGF, MTG, or STA prefix                                    3
        PHI      2635       Healthcare Ethics Applied OR (PHI 1600, 1602H, 1631 or 2649)                                            3
        Social/Behavioral Sciences – POS, PSY or SYG prefix                                                                         3
        CGS      1060       Basic Computer and Information Literacy OR                                                              1
                                Computer and Information Literacy Competency Requirement
        b
            ADVANCED PLACEMENT CREDITS                                                                                              8
        PROFESSIONAL COURSES (21 credits)
        HIM        1000       Introduction to Health Information Management                                                         3
        HIM        1110       Classification Systems, Indexes, and Registries                                                       3
        HIM        1211       Health Information Technologies                                                                       2
        HIM        2012       Health Law Concepts and Practices                                                                     3
        HIM        2214C      Healthcare Statistics                                                                                 1
        HIM        2500       Organization and Supervision                                                                          3
        HIM        2510       Quality and Performance Improvement                                                                   3
        HSA        1100       Healthcare Delivery Systems                                                                           3
        MAJOR COURSES (19 credits)
        HIM        1002       Healthcare Informatics Project Management                                                             3
        HIM        1102       Introduction to Healthcare Informatics                                                                3
        HIM        1212       Data and Workflow Management                                                                          3
        HIM        2003       Healthcare Informatics Practicum                                                                      2
        HIM        2004       Healthcare Informatics Capstone                                                                       2
        HIM        2223       Introduction to Coding and Reimbursement Systems                                                      3
        HIM        2652       Electronic Health/Medical Record Systems                                                              3

        TOTAL PROGRAM HOURS                                                                                                     67
        a
            Students planning to transfer to a 4-year college should take BSC 2085/2085L, 2086/2086L, and MAC 1105 or higher.
        b
            Advanced Placement credits are given for:
                   BSC 1083 Human Anatomy – 3 credit hours OR (BSC 2085/L and BSC 2086/L= 8 credits)
                   HSC 1531 Medical Terminology – 2 credit hours
                   HIM 1430      Principles of Disease – 3 credit hours
        ****To provide students with an enhanced world view in light of an increasingly globalized economy, students must include
        at least one of the following courses as part of the general education requirements for the Associate in Science degree:
        LIT      2110      World Literature I                               REL 2300         World Religions
        LIT      2110H     Honors World Literature I                        INR     2002     International Relations
        LIT      2120      World Literature II                              INR     2002H    Honors International Relations
        LIT      2120H     Honors World Literature II                       WOH 2040         The Twentieth Century
        HUM 2270           Humanities (East-West Synthesis)                 WOH 2040H        Honors The Twentieth Century
        HUM 2270H          Honors Humanities (East-West Synthesis)

C&I 9/11/07;BOT 10/16/07
Effective 20072 0390




        RATIONALE: This Transitional program option will provide individuals with either a current health care license/credential
        OR prior health-related degrees to receive advanced placement credit toward the Healthcare Informatics A.S. degree.

				
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