February 2011 Issue No. 1
Contiuning Education Department at Atlanta Technical College CE@atlantatech.edu 404-225-4487
For additional information on the Continuing Ed Health IT Program

 

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HIT Pro
The official competency exam of the nation's Workforce Development Program. The CE HIT program at Atlanta Tech is designed to prepare healthcare and IT professionals to pass this competency exam. Click on the logo for information.
  

 

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Greetings!

 

I am very excited to share with you information on the new Continuing Education Health IT Program at Atlanta Technical College.  Designed especially for people with a background in either IT or healthcare, this non-credit program will prepare graduates to sit for HIT Pro, the new electronic records management competency exam.  Atlanta Technical College is the only college in Georgia selected to provide this training and we hope that you will share this information with your friends, co-workers and neighbors.
  
Sincerely,

Dr. Deborah A. Johnson-Blake

Director, Continuing Education

Health IT Continuing Ed Program
HIT51,000 Healthcare/IT professionals will be needed nationwide to assist healthcare providers in complying with the federal mandate for electronic health records. 

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Atlanta Technical College is now the only college in GA selected to train healthcare professionals in IT competencies and IT professionals in healthcare competencies through the Region D Consortium. 

 

  
        ABOUT THE PROGRAM
  • 6 month program
  • $178.00 You may qualify for partial tuition reimbursement
  •  100% online
  •  Next class begins March 14 

    Register today!

    CONTACT 404-225-4487 or CE@atlantatech.edu to apply

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    AREAS OF STUDY

     

       Practice workflow and information management redesign specialists

    Workers in this role assist in reorganizing the work of a provider to take full advantage of the features of health IT in pursuit of meaningful use of health IT to improve health and care.  Redesign specialists will:

     Analyze existing workflow design in use by providers

     Integrate information technology functions into workflow

     Design processes and information flows that accommodate quality improvement and reporting

     Document health information exchange needs and improvement

     Work with provider personnel to implement revised workflows

     Evaluate process workflows to validate or improve practice's systems

     

      Trainers

    Workers in this role design and deliver training programs, using adult learning principles, to employees in clinical and public health settings.  They will be able to:

     Use a range of health IT applications, preferably at an expert level

     Communicate both health and IT concepts as appropriate

     Assess training needs and competencies of learners

     Design lesson plans, structuring active learning experiences for users

     Track training records of the users and develop learning plans for further instruction 

     

     

     

    Students who complete either training program and pass the competency exam will receive a certificate of completion.

     

    *This is a non-credit professional development course. 

CREDITS
 

Funding for this project was made available through the Office of the National Coordinator, Department of Health and Human Services, award  number 90CC0078/01 under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Public Law 111-5: Information Technology Professionals in Health Care: Community College Consortia to Educate Information Technology Professionals in Health Care

 

Get the Facts
For a quick overview of the Workforce Development Program http://healthit.hhs.gov/pdf/HITECH_FS_Workforce_Training_V8.pdf 
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