Healthcare IT Specialists work in the clinical settings supporting staff regarding hardware and software issues. Information Technology Support Specialists have the knowledge of PC equipment, basic software systems, an understanding of healthcare ethics and privacy, operations in a healthcare environment, and the ability to communicate healthcare and technical information in a clear and concise manner.
Length & Cost of Training
This 288-hour program prepares the student with the skills needed to successfully work in a medical office, pharmacy, hospital, or other clinical setting. Students can expect to complete the program in approximately two semesters by attending day, evening or online classes on a full-time basis or within one year on a part-time basis. The tuition cost is $2,150, not including books.
|Medical Terminology I (MDCA 1013)||64|
|Medical Law and Ethics for Health Professionals (PBHL 1001)||16|
|Computers in Health Care (MRMT 1011)||32|
|Electronic Medical Records (HITT 1091)||16|
|MS Office 2007 (POFI 1041)||32|
|Managing and Maintaining PC I (CMPT 2050)||48|
|Managing and Maintaining PC II (CMPT 2050)||32|
|Optional Courses to Specialize in a Field of Study||Hours|
|Medical Office IT Manager:|
|Small Network/Security (ITNW 1004)||12|
|Excel (ITSW 1022)||16|
|Introduction to Project Management (BMGT 1023)||48|
|Managing Complex Projects (POFT 2031)||48|