Healthcare IT Course

Learn to install, manage and troubleshoot electronic health records systems for healthcare providers. Includes instructor support, text book, study guide and certificate.

Healthcare IT Course

This Healthcare IT course will how you how to install, manage and troubleshoot electronic health records systems for healthcare providers. It is designed to prepare you for the CompTIA  Healthcare IT Technician certification.

The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification shows that you have the knowledge and skills required to implement, deploy, and support healthcare IT systems in various clinical settings.

Learn from the comfort of your own home and study when it's convenient for you - there are no time limits.

This distance learning course includes:

  • Instructor Support
  • 324 page textbook - Intro to Healthcare Information Technology
  • Study Guide
  • Online Exams
  • CompTIA HIT practice questions & answers (software)
  • Certificate of Completion from CIE Bookstore in Healthcare IT Fundamentals

After completing this course you will be prepared to take the CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician exam.

What is Healthcare Information Technology?

Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) is the use of computer hardware and software to manage and control health data and information. Healthcare IT technicians work in medical environments where electronic health record (EHR) systems are used.

The healthcare industry is growing at a rapid pace and undergoing significant changes as the use of electronic heath records increases. This course was designed for those seeking entry into the field of healthcare IT.

Course Outline: CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician

View the complete Healthcare IT Course study guide.

Chapter 1: Objectives: Introduction to Healthcare IT
Introduction to the field of healthcare information technology. It begins by defining healthcare information technology, noting some of its benefits, and reviewing CompTIA’s response to the shortage of trained healthcare information technology professionals.

Chapter 2: Healthcare Organizations and Operations
In this chapter, you will explore the various types of healthcare-related organizations, their operations, codes of conduct, and proper methods for managing protected health information, or PHI.

Chapter 3: Desktop IT Operations
In this chapter, you will learn about desktop IT operations in the healthcare field that support electronic records. First, an overview of IT will be presented, followed by how to install and troubleshoot desktop workstations and other devices. Finally, you will explore how to configure different types of devices.

Chapter 4: Network IT Operations
In this chapter, you will learn about network IT operations in the healthcare field that support electronic health records. First, you will explore with students common network devices and look at network servers. Next, you will examine how to set up a network and then troubleshoot it. Finally, you will study the network technologies that can be used for electronic medical records and electronic health records.

Chapter 5: Medical Business Operations
The purpose of this chapter is to review the various aspects of medical business operations. In doing so, you will cover terminology, functional departments within various organizations, clinical process and software applications, and typical medical devices.

Chapter 6: Document Imaging and Problem Solving
The purpose of this chapter is to review the various aspects of document imaging, interfacing, and problem solving. In doing so, you will learn about file types and their characteristics, scanning and indexing, medical interface components, how to diagnose interface problems, how to troubleshoot clinical software problems, the concept of change control, and why it is needed.

Chapter 7: Basic Healthcare Information Security
This chapter explores the basics of IT security as it relates to healthcare. First, you will look at the definition of information security and examine the different types of physical security that can be used to keep out data thieves. Next, computer technology protections will be studied. Finally, you will explore how to back up data as protection against an attack or disaster.

Chapter 8: Advanced Healthcare Information Security
In this chapter, you will learn how encryption and other advanced healthcare information security can be used to protect data. You will first learn what cryptography is and how it can be used for protection. Then, wireless security and remote access will be examined. Finally, you will see how to securely dispose of documents.

Careers in Health Information Technology

According to the United States Department of Labor, employment of health information technicians is expected to increase by 21 percent from 2010 to 2020.

As more companies digitize their medical records, there will be an increased need for technicians to organize and manage the associated information in all areas of the healthcare industry.

What will I learn?
By the end of the Healthcare IT Course you will have learned how to install, manage and troubleshoot electronic health records systems.

It will prepare you for the The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certificatewhich is a professional credential that validates the operational, regulatory and security knowledge necessary to provide hardware and software support in medical environments.

CompTIA is the recognized authority for IT education and credentials.

Everything you need to succeed is included!
Textbook, CIE study guide, 8 distance learning lessons, instructor support, access to CIE's online exam site, CompTIA HIT exam review software and a professional certificate of completion from CIE Bookstore.

Study at home
Learn from the comfort of your own home and study when it's convenient for you - there are no time limits. Includes instructor support and you can take your exams online on our e-grade web site any time you want - day or night!  Everything you need to graduate is sent to your home. 

Instructor Support
This course was designed with a convenient step-by-step learning format that will allow you to master new topics quickly and effectively. If you ever need help with your course you can call or e-mail our staff of highly trained instructors for immediate attention or you can join the chat room and ask a question.

Earn a Professional Certificate of Completion from CIE Bookstore

After finishing this course you'll receive a certificate of completion suitable for framing in Healthcare IT!

How do I enroll in the Healthcare IT Course? 

1. You can order online with a credit card or PayPal (click the 'Add to Cart' button). 

2. Call us at (800) 321-2155 and ask for course 01-HITC. 

3. You can mail a check or money order for $213.25
    (includes $18.25 for shipping/handling) to: 

    CIE Bookstore 
    1776 E. 17th Street 
    Cleveland, Ohio 44114

4. You can send a PayPal transfer of
$213.25 to 

5. You can fax your order to us at 216-781-0331. 

Foreign shipping expense will be higher. (This course is in stock.)

Start your Healthcare IT Course today!

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