AAS in Health Information Management


 

PROGRAM NAME Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Management
PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONThe AAS degree program in Health Information Management is a two-year degree program that equips students with clinical knowledge, management and information technology skills to improve the services provided by healthcare organizations in Qatar. Program graduates learn to operate a variety of computer information systems, acquire critical knowledge on how to apply coding diagnoses and procedures for reimbursement as well as how to maintain quality control of health records in a healthcare setting. Total Credit Hours:63
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of the AAS in Health Information Management program students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate professional skills applicable to HIM practice inclusive of communication, organization, engagement, teamwork, problem-solving, decision making, lifelong learning, ethical behavior and social and cultural awareness.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of coding systems, clinical terminologies and classification, and healthcare funding methodologies and the ability to apply them through clinical coding.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of healthcare statistics and research methodologies.
  4. Understand how health services are organized and delivered incorporating resource and finance management, utilization and performance improvement.
  5. Manage health information in alignment with legal and ethical requirements.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge and ability to use and manage data and health information systems, information technology and health informatics.
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONEnglish
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
  • Director of Health Information Management
  • Health Information Management Coordinator
  • Health Information Systems Analysis
  • Quality Improvement Manager
  • Health Information Technician
  • Medical Office Administrator
  • Coding Compliance Specialist
  • Clinical Coding Specialist
  • Compliance Officer
  • Cancer Registrar
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Existing CCQ students:

  • English Track program

New students:

Must apply first directly to CCQ admission department at www.ccq.edu.qa

HOW TO APPLY
  • Complete the "Program Application form"

 (provided online @ www.ccq.edu.qa )

  • Attach a copy of the transcript

Submit the documents to Ms. Dana Abu Al-Saud dana.abualsaud@ccq.edu.qa

CONTACT INFORMATION

For more information about the program, please visit www.ccq.edu.qa or send an email to dana.abualsaud@ccq.edu.qa

Phone: 4401-1457

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