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HIMA699 - Capstone in Health Information Management

Course Details

Course Code: HIMA699 Course ID: 4772 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

Preparation for the Health Information Management Administration (HIMA) end of program seminar begins on day one of a student's graduate program of study. The theories, research methods, analytical skills, and substantive knowledge obtained through their master's curriculum provide the basis for a major research project. Students will work closely with the assigned faculty member to develop the subject matter of their project. Guidance on the format of the research proposal, Institutional Review Board (IRB), and formatting/technical questions can be found in the APUS End of Program manual. Capstone courses are NOT included in the university retake policy. All grades for any capstone attempts will appear on transcript and will be calculated in GPA. (Prerequisite: Students may only take this course after the completion of all CORE courses)

Course Schedule

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Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, candidates will be able to:

  1. Apply strategic, performance improvement, and project management techniques in support of organizational initiatives.
  2. Interpret health information standards and regulations.
  3. Analyze information needs across the healthcare continuum.
  4. Apply laws, regulations and ethics applicable to healthcare.
  5. Apply knowledge of technology needs to meet organizational goals.
  6. Evaluate data to create meaningful presentation.
  7. Analyze data for decision-making.
  8. Evaluate performance and quality improvement measures based on workflow design and processes.
  9. Apply personnel management and financial management skills.
  10. Demonstrate leadership style and skills.
Book Title: Health Information Management: Concepts, Principles, and Practice, 5th ed.
Author: Oachs, Pamela
Publication Info: AHIMA
ISBN: 9781584265146

Book Title:Health Information Management: Concepts, Principles, and Practice, 5th ed.
Publication Info:AHIMA
Author:Oachs, Pamela
Unit Cost:$116.40

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.