Principles of Electronic Health Records for Direct Care Workers and CHWs - HCC

This course presents the use of electronic health record system EHR) in a health care setting. Students first learn the conceptual framework for the use of electronic health records in medical documentation and patient management. By working through exercises that simulate use of an EHR, students develop transferable skills needed to manage the usual software tasks for Direct Care Workers. This course assumes some basic keyboarding skills, however, practice time will also be provided to gain proficiency.
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Holyoke Community College
Project Name:
Transformation Agenda
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Industry / Occupation

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Industry Sector:
Health Care and Social Assistance (62)
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations (29-0000)

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Instructional Program:
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (51)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Stacked/Latticed Credential Model
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
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  • Other
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  • None

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