Courses & Programs

Principles of Electronic Health Records for Direct Care Workers

COURSE CODE: HTH 109

CREDITS: 1

PREREQUISITES: Prerequisite: None

This course presents the use of electronic health record system (EHR) in a health care setting. Students first learn the conceptual framework for the use of electronic health records in medical documentation and patient management. By working through exercises that simulate use of the EHR, students develop transferable skills needed to manage the usual software tasks for Direct Care Workers. This course assumes some basic keyboarding skills, however, practice time will also be provided to gain proficiency. This course is typically taken in the second semester of both the Direct Care Worker and Community Health Worker Certificate programs.Prerequisite: None