Health Information Systems Implementation and Support Specialist Certificate

This certificate program prepares the learner to provide on-site user support for the period of time before and during implementation of health information systems in clinical and public health settings. Previous experience with information technology or information management is desirable.

Health Information Systems

(Major Code 5160; State CIP Code 51.0709)

First Semester

HCIS 230Introduction to Health Information Systems2
HCIS 272Terminology in Health Care Settings2
HCIS 255Technology Concepts in Healthcare2
HCIS 261Networking and Health Information Exchange2
HCIS 263Working with Health Information Technology (HIT) Systems2
Total Hours10

Second Semester

HCIS Elective (see below)2
HCIS 264Configuration and Implementation of Electronic Health Records2
HCIS 265Installation and Maintenance of Health IT Systems2
HCIS 262Customer Service in the Health Environment2
HCIS 267EHR Design, Functionality and Usability3
Total Hours11

HCIS Electives

HCIS 271The Culture of Healthcare2
HCIS 273Quality Improvement in Healthcare2
HCIS 274Healthcare Workflow Analysis and Redesign2
HCIS 275Health Information Systems2
HCIS 270Health Information Systems Internship*2
HCIS 292Special Topics:1-2

Total Program Hours: 21