MEDR - Health Information Technology

MEDR 1132 - Essentials of Pharmacology

Credits: 
2
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

MEDR 1133 with C or better

Description: 

This is a lecture-based online course for those entering a health care profession, and it covers the study of basic concepts and terminology associated with medication structure, function, interaction, and administration. Core concepts in pharmacology are introduced, including terminology, consumer safety and drug regulations, sources and bodily effects of drugs, medication preparation, abbreviations and systems of measurements, responsibilities, and principles of drug administration.

MEDR 4900 - Directed Study

Level: 
Lower
Credits: 
1
2
3
4
5
6
Description: 

An online elective course for students interested in advanced work in health information management in an area of special interest. Enrollment is limited in order to allow each student the opportunity to pursue his/her area of special interest.

MEDR 4514 - Alternate Care Health Info Management

Credits: 
4
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

MEDR 3114 with C or better

Description: 

This is a lecture- and lab-based online course that includes a study of health information management (HIM) consulting, cancer registry management, healthcare information requirements and standards in alternate healthcare settings (e.g., behavioral healthcare facilities, correctional facilities, long-term healthcare facilities, etc.), clinical classification systems for alternate health care (e.g., DSM-5, ICD-O-3, SNOMED-CT), alternate healthcare delivery systems, HIM human resources, and HIM financial and resource management.

MEDR 1133 - Medical Terminology

Credits: 
3
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

BIOL 1114 with C or better * or BIOL 1404 with C or better *

Description: 

A lecture-based course that includes the study of body systems and functions, including the structure, meaning, and use of medical terms related to diseases and operations of the human body. Body systems studied include integumentary, musculoskeletal, nervous, sensory organs, endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, reproductive, genitourinary, and digestive. Units on psychiatry, psychology and pharmacology (drugs) are also covered. Students also learn how to use research medical information (e.g., such as reputable electronic medical references).

MEDR 1114 - Intro Health Info Management

Credits: 
4
Level: 
Lower
Prerequisites: 

MEDR 1132 with C or better * and MEDR 1133 with C or better * and COMP 1503 with C or better * and (BIOL 1114 with C or better * or BIOL 1404 with C or better *)

Description: 

This is a lecture- and lab-based course that covers the study of health data structure, content and standards; healthcare information requirements and standards; healthcare privacy, confidentiality, legal, and ethical issues; data storage and retrieval; recording committee minutes; and telephone technique.

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