Jan 27, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

HIMT 2211 - Quality Improvement

Credit hours: 2

Prerequisites: Pre- and corequisites should be defined by individual institutions and must be courses from General Education Requirements - Core and Major Field Core Courses.

Course Description:
This course is designed to focus on quality improvement, information integrity, information governance, and clinical documentation improvement in a variety of healthcare settings. Emphasis will be placed on implementation of a quality improvement model, tools, techniques and activities of acute care hospitals, hospital outpatient and emergency departments, ambulatory care settings, and other healthcare facilities. Leadership and team building skills will be promoted. Quality improvement as it relates to policies and procedures for use of data required to ensure organization compliance with regulations and standards will all be addressed.

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Identify the components of risk management related to health information management.
  2. Apply team leadership concepts and techniques.
  3. Utilize data-driven performance techniques for decision making and techniques to monitor, report, and improve processes.
  4.  Apply policies and procedures for healthcare organization to comply with external regulations and standards.
  5. Apply graphical tools for data presentations.