Courses of Study : Career Tech: Health Science

Essential Workforce Skills and Professionalism
Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Health Informatics
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1 ) Describe careers, roles, and responsibilities of individuals working in health informatics.

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Health Informatics
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2 ) Determine the accuracy of electronic medical records based on organizational and external regulatory standards.

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Health Informatics
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3 ) Interpret medical terminology used in health informatics to enter client data and to complete medical forms.

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Health Informatics
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4 ) Use technology to access, process, and retrieve medical information.

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Health Informatics
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5 ) Describe legal and ethical regulations as they relate to health informatics.

Examples: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Patients' Bill of Rights

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Health Informatics
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6 ) Utilize common informatic manuals required in health informatics for coding medical procedures and treatments.

Examples: Current Procedural Terminology User Manual, International Classification of Diseases code, Clinical Modification code

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Health Informatics
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7 ) Apply safety principles needed in health informatics.

Example: body mechanics

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Health Informatics
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8 ) Demonstrate workplace readiness skills in health informatics.

Examples: regular attendance, adherence to dress code, efficient time management

Health Science (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Health Informatics
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9 ) Demonstrate the ability to interpret, transcribe, and communicate information, data, and observations.

Health Science (2009)
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Health Informatics
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10 ) Explain the computerized system for insurance reimbursement, including diagnostic-related groups (DRGs) and ambulatory payment classification (APC) groups.