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  Sep 25, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Health Information Management Certificate of Proficiency


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  • Program Prerequisite: Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution and be accepted into the certificate program.
  • Grade Requirements: To receive a Health Information Management Certificate of Proficiency the student must complete all courses in the certificate program with a grade of “C” or higher (a grade of “C-” is not acceptable).
  • Credit Hour Requirements: 30 credit hours as specified below (a minimum of 10 semester credit hours must be completed in residence at Weber State University).

Program Description

This program focuses on the management of health care data and information resources. The program addresses the nature and structure of health data and the translation of that data into usable forms of information which support the health care of individuals and populations. HIM professionals collect, integrate, and analyze primary and secondary collections of data and manage information resources related to the research, planning, provision, and evaluation of health care services. This certificate provides students that already have a bachelor’s degree the ability to build on previous education to develop the skills necessary to be an effective leader in health information management.

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