Health Information Technology

Associate in Applied Science

The Health Information Technology (HIT) program prepares graduates for employment in the field of health information management technology. Entry-level health information technicians may be employed in a variety of healthcare settings. These may include hospitals, physician’s offices, long-term care facilities, ambulatory surgical centers, home health agencies, public health departments, insurance companies and software vendors. This program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM) in cooperation with the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).

 

First Semester (at Salem Community College)

  • BIO 220 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
  • CSC 115 Computer Applications
  • ENG 101 English Composition I
  • HIT 101 Introduction to Health Information
  • HSC 211 Medical Terminology 

 

Second Semester (at Salem Community College)

  • BIO 221 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
  • ENG 102 English Composition II
  • HIT 205 Legal and Ethical Issues in HIT
  • HSC 150 Pharmacology for Health Services
  • MAT 201 Statistics
  • General Education Elective

 

Third Semester (at Camden County College)

  • HIT 110 Health Informatics
  • HIT 115 Health Reimbursement
  • HIT 130 Introduction to Ambulatory Coding
  • HIT 134 Basic Pathophysiology
  • HIT 140 Diagnostic & Procedural Coding I
  • HIT 150 Technical Practice Experience 

 

Fourth Semester (at Camden County College)

  • HIT 202 Statistical Methods for Health Information
  • HIT 215 Advanced Ambulatory Coding
  • HIT 220 Professional Practice Experience
  • HIT 235 Organizational Resources, QI & PI
  • HIT 240 Diagnostic & Procedural Coding II