Certified Health Technology Specialist - Implementation Manager Credential

Certified Health Technology Specialist - Implementation Manager Credential

Credits Available

  • HIM 200: Health Information Systems (3 credits, lower division level)
  • HIM 320: Electronic Health Records and Health Information Exchange (3 credits, upper division level)
  • HIM 410: Healthcare Database Design and Development (3 credits, upper division level)
  • Healthcare Organizations Management (3 credits, upper division level)
  • Healthcare Systems and Administration (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Project Management (3 credits, upper division level)
  • Team Leadership (3 credits, upper division level)

Dates Valid

July 2013 through December 2015

Issuing Agency

American Health Information Management Association

Applying for the Credit 

Submit a Credential Credit Application to apply for the credit.

  • Charter Oak students: Log into the Acorn Student Portal and look in Student Self-Service / Student Forms.
  • Non-Charter Oak students: Contact the PLA Office to request a Credential Credit Application.

Course Descriptions

Healthcare Organizations Management (3 credits, upper division level)
This course provides an overview of concepts and issues directed towards healthcare leadership.

Healthcare Systems and Administration (3 credits, lower division level)
This course provides the broad introduction to health care systems and organizations, including public health, customer service skills such as user-centered processes and focus group concepts; and management skills, trends, public policy and global healthcare issues.

Project Management (3 credits, upper division level)
This course introduces the practice of project management in the team environment. Topics include project management, planning and scheduling and project scope and goal setting.

Team Leadership (3 credits, upper division level)
This course examines the interpersonal dynamics of teams and team interaction. Skills for leading teams, problem solving and managing culture and change are explored.

About the Review

This review was funded by the Connecticut Health & Life Sciences Career Initiative (HLSCI), a Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training grant, as implemented by the U.S. Department of Labor. HLSCI is an equal opportunity program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.