MBC 185: Medical Computer Skills and Electronic Health Records

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In this course, students will explore the ways in which modern computer technology such as electronic health records (EHRs), personal health records (PHRs), and health information management systems are being used to improve patient care and efficiencies. Students will learn strategies for the conversion of paper documents from legacy medical office systems to EHRs. Students will also gain hands-on practical experience in the use of an EHR system. Laws and ethical issues affecting the privacy of patient information will be examined. Best practices in the handling of healthcare and patient data will be discussed. This course was previously BOS 185.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

2021-22 Class offerings by semester

Fall 2021 Winter 2022 Summer 2022
offered in the daytime   offered in the daytime

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5 p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5 p.m.) offered online Online Class

The 2021-22 annual schedule class offerings by semester is offered as a planning tool. Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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