Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
HIT420Legal Aspects of Health Info2This course focuses on the legal aspects of health information and health records, including access and use of both paper and electronic information. Topics covered include confidentiality, release of health information, liability issues, patient rights, fraud and abuse and ethics. Students will study federal and Iowa-specific laws and regulations related to protected health information. Prerequisites: Completion of all first-year HIT courses (HIT 120, 125, 162, 360, 450 and 520) or instructor's approvalLoading...