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OFFT 2021 - Electronic Health Records

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course is intended for students interested in healthcare careers. Students will focus on practical applications and hands-on exercises using an electronic health record (EHR) that will be transferable to many prominent EHR systems currently in use in medical clinics.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): OFFT 2006 , OFFT 2010 , or equivalents, or instructor consent.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Overview of electronic health records
  2. Coding standards for electronic health records
  3. Point of care data entry
  4. Utilizing electronic health record software
  5. Privacy and security of electronic health records
  6. Electronic health records and technology

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. Explain the importance of electronic health records.
  2. Compare electronic health records in an inpatient versus outpatient setting.
  3. Describe prominent electronic health record code sets.
  4. Create reports using the student edition software program
  5. Describe prominent electronic health record code sets.
  6. Compare the use of workstations and wireless devices.
  7. Describe the HIPAA Privacy Rule and other medicolegal issues related to the electronic health record
  8. Discuss patient access to electronic health records.
  9. Describe the flow of medical information into the chart.
  10. Describe different methods of capturing and recording data.

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