Program Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Information Technology, students will be able to:

  1. Verify the documentation in the health record is timely, complete, and accurate according to organizational policies, external regulations, and standards.
  2. Evaluate the accuracy of diagnostic and procedural coding and groupings according to the principles and applications of classification systems.
  3. Comply with professional and ethical standards of practice according to program, clinical site, and AHIMA Code of Ethics.
  4. Apply HIM-related software applications utilizing an electronic health record (e.g. health record, release of information, and coding).
  5. Apply HIM knowledge of policies and procedures for confidentiality and security measures regarding the access and disclosure of protected health information (PHI) to authorized users.

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