2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog 
    
    Oct 18, 2021  
2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog

Medical Records Technician Certificate


The Medical Records Technician certificate prepares students for employment in a physician's office, acute care setting and/or long-term care setting.

Credit Hours Required: 16

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of the Medical Records Technician Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  1. Describe the Health Information Management (HIM) process including legal and ethical implications. (HIM 110, HIM 173)
  2. Define elements in the medical word building system. (AHS 130, BIO 160, BIO 201, BIO 202)
  3. Correctly spell and pronounce medical terms. (AHS 130, BIO 160, BIO 201, BIO 202)
  4. Apply basic computer skills. (CSA 126)
  5. Identify and describe the structure and function of major organs and body systems. (AHS 130, BIO 160, BIO 201, BIO 202)
  6. Describe the strategies involved in decision making during a job search. (BSA 102)