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Health Information Technology Foundations

This course offers an overview of healthcare, health information technology, and health information management systems. The focus is on the role and responsibilities of entry-level health IT specialists in each phase of the health information management systems lifecycle. The curriculum is aligned to the new Certified...

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Paula Akialis
Paula Akialis (Faculty)
3 years ago
I have not yet used this material in a course. I can see that it would be applicable to my intro course for first-year students in the AAS HIT program. Comprehensiveness-the course covers two main topics: (1) healthcare environment (healthcare delivery systems, payment systems, roles of healthcare professionals and government regulation) and (2) Professionalism and Communication skills (business / communication ethics, teams, professionalism and customer service. Content Accuracy-Content appears to be accurate. Relevance Longevity-Content was originally published in 2015; it remains up-to-date. Clarity-The text is written clearly and concisely. Consistency-the materials are consistent in terms of layout and use of images, headings/fonts, inline definitions etc. Modularity-Each unit is broken down into 2-4 separate modules. Each module begins with an overview and ends with a wrap-up. Each module lists learning objectives. Organization Structure Flow-Well-organized, visually appealing flow. Interface-no interface issues or navigation problems; occasional minor distortions of images. Grammatical Errors-no grammatical errors Cultural Relevance-text makes use of examples that include a variety of names (e.g. Joaquin and Ji-Hu). Images of people lack diversity.
Time spent reviewing site: 2 hours
Colleen Nevins
Colleen Nevins (Faculty)
6 years ago

Very comprehensive course with applicable learning activity supported by hints and links to resources.

Used in course? Yes
Time spent reviewing site: 45 minutes