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CERTIFICATE COURSE IN MEDICAL RECORDS AND HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNICIAN

  • Course Overview
  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Course Duration
  • Course Highlight
  • Course Content
  • Highlights of the contact program
  • Who Can Join?
  • Certification

Course Overview

Medical Record and Health Information Technician

A Medical Records and Health Information Management Technician (MRHIT) is responsible for managing many things, such as any health related credentials, maintain all the documents, and keeping track of the patient's records. It can also be called as the art and science of organizing all the information related to the medical records of a Healthcare Facility. A large portion of this job revolves around using a computer. These professionals use the computer to feed patient's records, update them and keep all the information organized. One of the prominent jobs of these healthcare professionals is to ensure adherence to regulations and retention of schedules. This certificate course has been particularly modified for skill development of the individuals providing medical record services and those who are going for medical records management as a career in the field of healthcare.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum 12th pass from central board or any recognized state board.
  • Eligibility can be relaxed in special circumstances.

Course Duration

3 months online course with 2 days contact program supported by local expert faculty and exposure visit.

Course Highlight

  • AISS accredited by International Accreditation Organization.
  • Course affiliated by Health Sector Skill Council (promoted by Govt. of India).
  • Course content complying to NABH standards, qualification packs of HSSC.
  • Course Pedagogy (in line with global practices): Differentiator - 50% theory and 50% application based teaching
  • Application based teaching comprising of white board, virtual classroom, Webinars, E Group work / presentation, Live lectures by subject experts, Chats, Instant messaging, blogs screen shares, Project work.
  • Reference subject content through E library.
  • Each block culminating into a qualifying assignment.
  • Credits based teaching outcomes for global application.

Course Content

  • Introduction, Values, Purposes and Uses of Medical Records.
  • Documentation of Records (Indexes / Registers).
  • Birth, Death, Registration and Correction in Record.
  • Medical Ethics and Legal Aspects of Medical Records.
  • International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) and Related Health Problems.
  • Medical Coding
  • Electronic Medical Record/ Hospital Information System.
  • Contents and Components of Medical Record.
  • Numbering, Filing and Retrieval of Medical Records.
  • Retention, Preservation and Destruction of Medical Records.
  • Medico-Legal Cases.
  • Hospital Statistics.
  • Case Studies

Highlights of the contact program

  • Power point presentations
  • Teaching Aids
  • Visit to MRD, hospital
  • Group work
  • Case studies
  • Q and A Sessions
  • Experience sharing by Experts

Who Can Join?

  • Medical records managers.
  • Hospital managers
  • Nursing Heads
  • Paramedical / Secretarial Staff in hospitals
  • Executives from Health Insurance Companies, IT companies dealing with medical records and coding
  • Quality professionals
  • Quality assurance Officers
  • MHA professionals
  • Professionals wanting to make a career in medical records
  • Professionals wanting to pursue a career in hospital/ healthcare settings

Certification

Successful candidates will be awarded a joint certificate by Astron Institute of Social Sciences, Healthcare Sector Skill Council under the flagship of Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, promoted by Govt. of India, and International Accreditation Organization, USA.