WEST PLAINS, Mo. – Informational seminars about Missouri State University-West Plains’ health information technology (HIT) program will be offered in June, July and August for area residents interested in enrolling in the program, university officials said.
Sessions are scheduled for 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 7; 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 13; and 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17. Meetings will take place in Looney Hall. Those attending are asked to use the south side entrance to the main floor.
HIT Director Tresa Ryan will provide information about the HIT industry, available jobs, the program at Missouri State-West Plains and the university in general. She also will answer questions from those attending.
Organizers pointed out several HIT classes will be available during the 2016, including Introduction to Health Information Technology (HIT 100), Diagnosis Coding I (HIT 110), Health Care Systems (HIT 115), Pathopharmacology for HIT (HIT 140), Principles of Health Care Reimbursement (HIT 190), Comparative Health Records (HIT 200), Health Care Quality Management (HIT 201), Diagnosis Coding II (HIT 210), Legal and Ethical Aspects of Health Care (HIT 260) and Professional Practice in HIT (HIT 297).
Regular registration for 2016 fall semester classes is going on now and continues through Aug. 21. Students can register in person at the registration and records office in Cass Hall, 515 Cass Ave., in West Plains or online through My Grizzly Den.
For more information about the HIT program, contact Ryan at 417-255-7786 or via e-mail at TresaRyan@MissouriState.edu. For more information about admission and registration procedures at Missouri State-West Plains, call 417-255-7955 or visit the university’s website.