2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    May 18, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ALHE 100 - Introduction to Computers in Health Occupations

2 CR
This course provides basic computer literacy and a comprehensive approach to digital literacy for healthcare professionals in the workplace. Students will learn and practice procedural and diagnostic coding. In addition, students will learn to navigate and manage electronic medical records (EMR) and practice patient scheduling.

Requisites: Next Gen ACCUPLACER® reading score of 240, or at least a grade of C in TSRE 55 .
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify and properly utilize computerized systems and medical software.
  2. Organize a patient’s medical record and perform diagnostic coding.
  3. Discuss principles of using Electronic Medical Records (EMR).
  4. Describe scheduling guidelines based on office polices and protocols for handling appointments.