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HIT 212 - Healthcare Information and Data Governance

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: HIT 100  

This course introduces information security and privacy concepts and technical and legal principles of computer and information security to protect healthcare data in an electronic environment. Topics include information and data governance principles, database management, innovations in interoperability, data standards, common computer and network threats and vulnerabilities as well as information security risk assessment. 

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Assess information security risk.
  2. Apply regulatory standards of data.
  3. Evaluate database structures.
  4. Create information and data security policies.
  5. Utilize current technological trends in healthcare.
Listed Topics
  1. Database management
  2. Healthcare standards for information technology security and privacy
  3. Risk management
  4. Information and data governance
  5. Interoperability in healthcare
  6. Data exchange standards
Reference Materials
Appropriate software and textbooks
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Technological Competence
Approved By: Dr. Quintin B. Bullock Date Approved: 2/26/2021

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