Healthcare Information Technology
- CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician Certificate
- Introduction to Information Technology and Medical Office Applications
- Healthcare Technology Implementation Support Specialist Certificate Program
- PACS Administration
click on link for more information.
The Healthcare Technology Implementation Specialist course prepares IT Professionals for Certification in Health IT. This course will prepare individuals with the necessary technological capability, functionality, and security to help them meet the meaningful use criteria established for a given phase of the ONC Health IT project. Students will be trained in advancing health IT system adoption and allowing for the realization of the benefits of improved patient care. Students implementing EHR and EMR systems will meet the requirements for eligible professionals and eligible hospitals to qualify for incentive payments under the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs. Once implemented, EHRs and EMR Modules will be able to be used by eligible professionals and eligible hospitals, or be combined, to meet the statutory requirement for Certified EHR Technology.
Certification is provided at four different levels, i.e. as a Certified PACS Associate (CPAS), Certified PACS Interface Analyst (CPIA), Certified PACS System Analyst (CPSA). In order to become certified, one has to meet all the certification requirements, and, as proof, pass the certification exams. In order to sign up for an exam, as well as receive a quarterly newsletter, membership of the association is required.
- Certified PACS Associate
- Certified PACS Interface Analyst
- Certified PACS System Analyst
Use this link http://www.pacsadmin.org/certification.php to learn more about the PACS certification roadmap.
The typical student for this course is an experienced IT professional who is looking for opportunities in the healthcare industry such as desktop support or tier-1 support. Certificate test: HIT-001Healthcare IT Technician
Prerequisites: CompTIA A+ certification or equivalent knowledge is required with the permission of the program manager/instructor.
Newtown Campus/ $610 (plus book fee )/
WITAC 4020 C01/ 5 Sa, 4/6-5/4, 9 am-3:30 pm
Introduction to Healthcare IT and Medical Office Applications (60 hours)
You will learn how to use a Personal Computer, Microsoft’s Windows 7 and Microsoft’s Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) in a Medical Office.
$999 (plus book fee)/ WCOAP 4000
Students will be prepared for careers as Healthcare IT Technician, Health Information Technology Specialist; Electronic Health Record Specialist; Technical Software Support staff; HIT Implementation Support Specialist.
Hybrid-Online/ $2,450/ WITAC 4030 C20/
Program is developed in whole or in part by the US Department of Labor - Employment and Training Administration