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  Nov 24, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Health Information Management


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South Plains College is an Alliance Partner with the Midland College Health Information Management (HIM) Program.  The program is offered online but has limited enrollment and prerequisites are required prior to acceptance.  Students interested in the HIM program should refer to the following basic guidelines and visit www.midland.edu/himfor specific information and admission criteria.

1. Complete all requirements of the Texas Success Initative. TSI requirements are waived for Medical Coding Specialist/Health Data Coordinator and Health Data Specialist Certificates.

2. Complete the following prerequisite courses with a “C” or better.

  • HITT 1205 Medical Terminology
  • Computer Application Course (3-4 hours credit).  Either BCIS 1405 or ITSC 1409.
  • Completion of one section of Anatomy and Physiology.  Courses include: BIOL 2401 and BIOL 2402, or BIOL 2404.

3. Complete a HIT Admission Packet and mail to: 

Midland College
Health Information Management Department
3600 N. Garfield-DFHS Building (Room 228)
Midland, Texas  79705

Applications are accepted each semester for the following semester.  Students should submit the application when the prerequisite courses are completed and/or during the last semester of prerequisite courses.

Students interested in the Midland College HIM program may complete the designated prerequisites at South Plains College and seek initial advising from SPC advisors, as well as Midland College faculty/staff.

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