While the college does not require a Covid-19 vaccination at this time, Health Sciences programs are required by the state of Florida and national accrediting bodies to provide instruction in clinical healthcare settings. These clinical facilities set the compliance rules (i.e immunizations, drug screenings, and fitness for duty) that students must meet to be eligible for instruction at these sites. At this time, If you decide not to receive a Covid-19 vaccination (or any other required immunization or screening), you will not be able to complete a Health Science Program. If you have any questions about these requirements, please speak to your admissions counselor.

 

Begin a Rewarding Future in Health Care

Do you see a future for yourself in the health care field? Are you excited about where information technology is headed? Broward College’s Health Information Technology Management Program is designed for you, whether you have health care-related experience or none at all.

The Associate of Science in Health Information Technology program prepares the student for employment in the health information management field, and students are eligible to sit for the national certifying examination to become a Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT). The program will also provide the student the eligibility to sit for the AAPC or AHIMA coding credentialing examinations. Responsibilities include coding of diagnoses and procedures; as well as processing, storage and retrieval of health information in ether paper or electronic health records. Areas covered in the course work include, but are not limited to, confidentiality of protected health information, health information and electronic health records systems, legal aspects, statistical reporting, reimbursement methodology, healthcare informatics, performance improvement, and supervision of daily department activities comprise other functions taught in the program.

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Institutional Accreditation

Broward College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Broward College.

Additional Program Accreditation

The Health Information Management accreditor of Broward College is the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). The College’s accreditation for Associate of Science degree in Health Information Management has been reaffirmed through 2021. All inquiries about the program’s accreditation status should be directed by mail to CAHIIM, 200 East Randolph Street, Suite 5100, Chicago, IL, 60601; by phone at 312.235.3255; or by email at info@cahiim.org

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Health Science Admissions Office

North Campus
Building 46 | Room 252
1000 Coconut Creek Blvd.
Coconut Creek, FL 33066

Central Campus
Building 8
3501 SW Davie Road
Davie, FL 33314

healthscience@broward.edu

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