This one week extramural provides the student with the opportunity to apply health information management theory in the healthcare setting. Students will gain an appreciation of internal and external stakeholders’ use of health information.
In this course the learner will explore:
- Components of the health information management plan including stewardship and ownership of health information
- Health data collection, capture and receipt procedures and policies
- Documentation standards and methodologies to assess quality and compliance with standards
- Internal and external stakeholder health information access, use and disclosure, together with related legislated and ethical issues
- The maintenance, retention and protection of health information in acute and non-acute healthcare settings
- The policies and procedures that address disposition or destruction of health data and information
Methods of Instruction
Students will learn principles and practices of health information management through experiential learning, independent study and instructor feedback
Means of Assessment
The course evaluation is consistent with the Douglas College evaluation policy. An evaluation schedule is presented at the beginning of the course. This is a mastery-graded course. All assignments must be completed to pass the course.
At the end of the course, successful learners will be able to:
- Discuss the importance of standardized health information management processes
- Apply data collection, capture and receipt procedures
- Outline major components of the health information management plan
- Demonstrate legislated procedures pertaining to health information access, use and disclosure
- Demonstrate health information maintenance, retention and protection procedures
- Apply principles of health information management in acute and non-acute healthcare settings
HIMP 2230, HIMP 2210, HIMP 2240, CSIS 2200
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester/year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
Below shows how this course and its credits transfer within the BC transfer system.
A course is considered university-transferable (UT) if it transfers to at least one of the five research universities in British Columbia: University of British Columbia; University of British Columbia-Okanagan; Simon Fraser University; University of Victoria; and the University of Northern British Columbia.
For more information on transfer visit the BC Transfer Guide and BCCAT websites.
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