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Health Information Management Technician HIMT.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 30 Credit Hours

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Health Information Management
Effective as of Fall 2017

What is the program about?

The Health Information Management Technician certificate prepares students to work in a medical office setting. This certificate will focus on preparing students for an entry-level office position in a medical facility where basic electronic health record technology, medical terminology, medicolegal principles and revenue-cycle principles are utilized. A grade of ā€œCā€ or higher is required in all courses to receive the certificate.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate professional behaviors and attitudes consistent with performing tasks related to a medical office setting in a healthcare environment.
  • Apply the basic concepts of medical terminology, medicolegal regulations, and health record management.
  • Demonstrate the ability to competently perform the duties associated with working in medical office settings.

Career Opportunities

Healthcare record scanners, record clerks, receptionists, medicolegal technicians, patient-registration clerks, long-term care HIM positions, hospice HIM positions, insurance companies and healthcare facilities clerk.


Course Title Credits
BIO 1121 Human Anatomy & Physiology I 3
BIO 1222 Human Anatomy & Physiology II 3
BIS 1221 Specialized Computer Applications for Health Information Management 3
HIM 1101 Medical Terminology 2
HIM 1110 Health Information Processing 3
HIM 1165 Drug Classification for Coding 1
HIM 1201 Introductory Medical Office Coding 4
HIM 1204 Medicolegal & Ethics in Healthcare Records 2
HIM 2145 Health Information Resource Management 3
HIM 2165 Healthcare Data in Reimbursement 3
HIM 2233 Healthcare Information Systems 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.