Health Information Assistant

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The field of medical records is growing rapidly. The Health Information Assistant program provides students with knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of health care managers. Through the use of textbooks, applications, and simulations, students are given the opportunity to develop the skills required for this field. These skills include ICD 10 CM and CPT coding, insurance billing, medical transcription, records management, and reception area responsibilities. Another offering in the Health Information Assistant program is an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Technology with an option in Medical Records and Health Information with specific courses taken at either the Beebe or Searcy campus locations. This program takes two years to complete with the student taking courses on both campuses. Students will have three (3) years from the date of enrollment to complete all requirements of the program. A student re-entering after the three-year time period will have to repeat all courses in the program

Area of Study

Business, Math and Science

Type

TC

Total Program

 33 Credit Hours

The fourth digit in the course number indicates the number of credit hours.

* Some courses may only be offered at the Searcy campus.

First Semester

Health Information Assistant Department
A student may take a MATH course higher than MATH 1013.
HIA 1103 Medical Terminology I Health Information Assistant
HIA 1203 Body Structure and Function Health Information Assistant
HIA 1303 Medical Office Procedures Health Information Assistant
HIA 1603 CPT Coding Health Information Assistant
MATH 1013 Technical Mathematics A, B, C, D, E, M and V Mathematics
COM 1003 Career Communications Career Communications
ENG 1003 Freshman English I English
Choose one course from COM 1003 or ENG 1003            

 Second Semester

Health Information Assistant Department
HIA 2103 Advanced Medical Terminology Health Information Assistant
HIA 2203 Medical Office Applications Health Information Assistant
HIA 2303 ICD 10 Coding Health Information Assistant
HIA 2313 Disease Processes of the Human Body Health Information Assistant
HIA 2503 Internship/OJT Health Information Assistant

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