Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Information

Specialized in: Health Information

Asher College’s Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Information program prepares students to work as team leaders in a wide range of facilities, including doctors’ and dentists’ offices, insurance companies, clinics, and hospitals.

Graduates from this program have the knowledge to utilize software applications to manage all aspects of computerized patient record keeping, including proper application of medical diagnosis, procedures, and billing information, assign a code to diagnosis a procedure accurately, and record and manage insurance billing and reimbursement activities, all while adhering to HIPAA, Federal and State regulations concerning confidentiality in the medical field

Students will also develop the keyboarding skills and technical skills needed to be an efficient worker in today’s computerized workplace. Because health information personnel are required to work more closely with data input, data management, and analysis, students will develop a fundamental understanding of database design and functions using Microsoft Access.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

Asher College’s Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Information Program offers training in courses that cover medical terminology, anatomy, basic computer skills, handling health records, understanding and using databases, and much more.

Program Course Titles
Digital Literacy
Career Success
Microsoft Office Essentials
Typing Fundamentals
Medical Law and Ethics
Electronic Health Records
Medical Terminology
HIA Billing & Coding
Health Information Technician
Introduction to Database
Advanced Career Development
Microsoft Access
Critical Thinking
Business Communication
Business Math
Introduction to Business
Principles of Management
American Government
Nevada Constitution (Las Vegas Campus)

Upon completion of the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Information you can seek employment opportunities in various medical settings such has hospitals, clinics, offices, nursing facilitates in positions like the ones described below:

 

  • Health Information Specialist
  • Health Information Technician
  • Medical Records Coordinator
  • Medical Records Analyst
  • Verification Specialist
  • Information Analyst
  • Medical Records Abstractor
  • Data Support Analyst

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