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.

This program has a departmental admissions requirement.

Note: Changes are pending KBOR approval, see program office with questions.

Health Information Technology

(Major Code 5160; State CIP Code 51.0709)

First Semester

HCIS 230Introduction to Health Information Systems*2
HCIS 272Terminology in Health Care Settings*2
HCIS 255Introduction to Information and Computer Science*2
HCIS 261Networking and Health Information Exchange*2
HCIS 263Working with Health Information Technology (HIT) Systems*2
Total Hours10

Second Semester

HCIS Elective (see below)2
HCIS 264Configuring Electronic Health Records*2
HCIS 265Installation and Maintenance of Health IT Systems*2
HCIS 262Customer Service in the Health Environment*2
HCIS 267EHR Design, Functionality, and Usability*3
Total Hours11

HCIS Electives

HCIS 271The Culture of Health Care*2
HCIS 273Quality Improvement*2
HCIS 274Healthcare Workflow Process Analysis and Redesign*2
HCIS 275Health Information Systems*2
HCIS 270Health Information Systems Internship*2
HCIS 292Special Topics:*1-2

Total Program Hours: 21