Mar 30, 2020  
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HS 220 - Information Management in Health Care and Medical Terminology


Provides an introduction to the fundamentals of healthcare delivery and how the broad range of electronic information technology is used in health promotion, care and payment. Topics include introduction to the electronic health record, information systems, information technology in public health and research. Introduces elements of medical terminology through a self-paced analysis of vocabulary construction including: prefix, suffix, root, connecting and combining forms. Students acquire an understanding of medical meanings applicable to the normal structure and function of the human body along with various diseases of the human body. Abbreviations and their appropriate usages are described.

Credits: 3 cr



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