Deadline is April 30 for HCTC Health Information degree
by Bailey Richards
Students interested in the Associate in Applied Science in Health Information Technology (HIT) class for the fall have an April 30 deadline to enroll at Hazard Community and Technical College. This selective admissions program will be taught by Program Coordinator Stephanie Vergne and part-time faculty. Courses will be primarily on-line along with in-person experience working with a professional in the field of HIT.
The Health Information Technology degree will prepare students to work with health information technology interacting with physicians, health professionals, and financial and administrative staffs to ensure protection of information systems. Graduates will be trained to help determine health information budgets, resources, and policies utilizing current and accurate data.
A total of 68 credit hours in the program include classes in: Medical Office Terminology, Anatomy and Physiology, Health Data Content and Structure, Pathophysiology of Human Diseases, Pharmacology for Health Information Professionals, and Legal/Ethical Issues in Health Information.
To enroll in this or any HCTC program, call 487-3102. For information about the HIT program, contact Stephanie Vergne at 606-487-3296.
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