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HIM 415. Introduction to Health Information Management. 3 Hours.

Study of HIM profession and employment opportunities; functions of a HIM department and ancillary hospital departments; HIM professional ethics; HIM professional associations; applications of principles of management to the efficient administration of health information services ; numbering, filing and preservation of records; master patient index and the role of The Joint Commission and other accrediting agencies. An emphasis is placed on the student¿s ability to apply HIM professional ethics in real world case scenarios. Ethics and Civic Responsibility are significant components of this course.

School of Public Health

http://catalog.uab.edu/undergraduate/schoolofpublichealth/

...415 , GEO 491 , HC 110 , HCM 305 , HCM 318 , HCM 402 , HCM 415 , HIM 415...