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Health Information Management

Degree Type: 

Certificate
Health Information Management Career Studies Certificate

Minimum Total Credit Hours to Complete: 

50

  • CTE
    CTE (Career & technical education programs for job training)

The Health Information Management Certificate at Piedmont Virginia Community College is a three-semester program that provides you with the knowledge and skills necessary for an entry-level job in a variety of medical office settings (inpatient, outpatient, physician office, patient financial services) and in insurance companies. 

Jobs this program prepares you for: 

  • Health Care Support Worker
  • Health Services Manager
  • Health Services Manager
  • Manager of Office
  • Medical Office Assistant
  • Medical Records Managers
  • Medical Secretary

Required Courses: 

Linked classes are classes that are currently available in the class search.
SDV 101 First Year Success / 1 Credit Hours
ITE 119 Information Literacy / 3 Credit Hours
HIM 130 Information Systems and Technology in Health Care
HIM 131 Health Information Procedures
HIM 251 Clinical Practice I / 3 Credit Hours
HIM 253 Health Records Coding
HIM 254 Advanced Coding and Reimbursement
HIM Elective

Additional Program Information: 

Electives

  • HIM 110  Introduction to Human Pathology  3
  • HIM 149  Introduction to Medical Practice Management 2
  • HIM 231  Health Records Applications I   3
  • HIM 260  Pharmacology for HIM   2

Health Information Management Requirements & Program Information

Printable  Health Information Management Certificate Requirements.