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| HITT240 syllabus
|COURSE NUMBER: ||HITT240|
|COURSE TITLE:||Supervision for Health Information Technologists|
|SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:||3|
|STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:||135|
The course includes a study of the management theories and practices essential to efficient management of a health information management department. The following will be covered: organizational processes, human resources, financial and physical resources, management principles, productivity, budget preparation, budget controls, development of goals, objectives, policies and procedures, job descriptions, performance evaluations, in-service, team leadership, communication, problem solving, and cultural diversity in the workplace.
Completion of HITT101
with a grade of C or better.
This course is not available for web registration.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Put into practice the professional and technical supervisor skills.
- Apply planning, organizing, delegating in order to achieve needed productivity standards.
- Develop goals, objectives, policies, position descriptions, and work standards.
- Recruit, select and train new employees to meet established standards.
- Implement organizational changes through teams.
- Identify and solve safety and cope with violence in the workplace.
- Develop leadership, coaching, counseling and disciplinary skills.
- Cultivate communication, meeting and negotiation skills.
- Create a budget that meets the demands of cost-control.
- Utilize creativity in solving problems and delegating activities.
- Analyze reasons for workplace stress and burnout and develop methods of reducing these stresses.
- Design a plan to increase personal marketability and career development.
- Develop a plan for efficient personal networking with HIM and other professionals.
- Discuss methods to sharpen workplace political skills.
- Design and generate reports using appropriate software.
- Use the principles of ergonomics and human factors in work process design.
- Apply the fundamentals of teams and committees.
- Monitor staffing levels and productivity standards for health information functions, and provide feedback to management and staff regarding performance.
- Communicate benchmark staff performance data.
- Prioritize job functions and activities.
- Make recommendations for items to include in budgets and contracts.
- Monitor and order supplies needed for work processes.
- Recommend cost-saving and efficient means of achieving work processes and goals.
- Contribute to work plans, policies, procedures, and resource requisite in relation to job functions.
TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
- Planning and Organizing
- Leading People
- Operational & Financial Management
- Developing Employees
- Special Skills
- Self-Enhancement for Supervisors
See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstoreEVALUATION:
A percentage system will be used to determine student's grades. Point values will be assigned to homework, attendance, test, quizzes, mid-term, and final.
90 - 100 = A
80 - 89 = B
70 - 79 = C
60 - 69 = D
59 & below = F
NOTE: Must receive C or better to pass
This course addresses the following domains of knowledge identified by the
American Health Information Management Association as indicators of entry-level
competency for Health Information Technology. See the student handbook for a
complete list of domains and subdomains.
Domain I. Data Content, Structure & Standards
Subdomain I.A. Classification Systems
Subdomain I.B. Health Record Content and Documentation
Subdomain I.C. Data Governance
Subdomain I.D. Data Management
Subdomain I.E. Secondary Data Sources
Domain II. Information Protection: Access, Disclosure, Archival, Privacy &
Subdomain II.A. Health Law
Subdomain II.B. Data Privacy, Confidentiality & Security
Subdomain II.C. Release of Information
Domain III. Informatics, Analytics and Data Use
Subdomain III.A. Health Information Technologies
Subdomain III.B. Information Management Strategic Planning
Subdomain III.C. Analytics and Decision Support
Subdomain III.D. Health Care Statistics
Subdomain III.E. Research Methods
Subdomain III.F. Consumer Informatics
Subdomain III.G. Health Information Exchange
Subdomain III.H. Information Integrity and Data Quality
Domain IV. Revenue Management
Subdomain IV.A. Revenue Cycle and Reimbursement
Domain V. Compliance
Subdomain V.A. Regulatory
Subdomain V.B. Coding
Subdomain V.C. Fraud Surveillance
Subdomain V.D. Clinical Documentation Improvement
Domain VI. Leadership
Subdomain VI.A. Leadership Roles
- Summarize health information related leadership roles
- Apply the fundamentals of team leadership
- Organize and facilitate meetings
Subdomain VI.B. Change Management
- Recognize the impact of change management on processes, people
Subdomain VI.C. Work Design and Process Improvement
- Utilize tools and techniques to monitor, report, and improve processes
- Identify cost-saving and efficient means of achieving work processes and
- Utilize data for facility-wide outcomes reporting for quality management and
Subdomain VI.D. Human Resources Management
- Report staffing levels and productivity standards for health information
- Interpret compliance with local, state, and federal labor regulations
- Adhere to work plans, policies, procedures, and resource requisitions
in relation to job functions
Subdomain VI.E. Training and Development
- Explain the methodology of training and development
- Explain the return on investment for employee training/development
Subdomain VI.F. Strategic and Organizational Management
- Understand the importance of healthcare policy-making as it relates to the
healthcare delivery system
- Describe the differing types of organizations, services, and personnel and
their interrelationships across the health care delivery system
- Apply information and data strategies in support of information governance
Subdomain VI.G. Financial Management
- Plan budgets
- Explain budget variances
Subdomain VI.H. Ethics
- Comply with ethical standards of practice
- Evaluate the consequences of a breach of healthcare ethics
- Assess how cultural issues affect health, healthcare quality, cost, and HIM
- Create programs and policies that support a culture of diversity
Subdomain VI.I. Project Management
Subdomain VI.J. Vendor/Contract Management
Subdomain VI.K. Enterprise Information Management
|STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:||Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook|
|DISABILITY SERVICES:||Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.|