Health Information Systems Workflow Management and Training Specialist Certificate

This certification program will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to assist healthcare providers to design workflow and implement electronic health records (EHRs) to meet government standards of meaningful use, quality improvement and reporting. The learner will be prepared to design and deliver training programs to employees in clinical and public health settings to prepare them for EHR implementation.

Health Information Systems

(Major Code 5170; State CIP Code 51.0706)

First Semester

HCIS 230Introduction to Health Information Systems2
HCIS 255Technology Concepts in Healthcare2
HCIS 271The Culture of Healthcare2
HCIS 272Terminology in Health Care Settings2
HCIS 273Quality Improvement in Healthcare2
Total Hours10

Second Semester

HCIS Elective (see below)2
HCIS 274Healthcare Workflow Analysis and Redesign2
HCIS 275Health Information Systems2
HCIS 277Training and Instructional Design2
HCIS 267EHR Design, Functionality and Usability3
Total Hours11

HCIS Electives

HCIS 261Networking and Health Information Exchange2
HCIS 262Customer Service in the Health Environment2
HCIS 263Working with Health Information Technology (HIT) Systems2
HCIS 270Health Information Systems Internship*2
HCIS 292Special Topics:1-2

Total Program Hours: 21