The student will identify essential healthcare and IT concepts and terminology
and how to integrate the two realms of practice.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
define and describe concepts and terminology that are fundamental to your
understanding of the use of IT in a healthcare environment.
- describe the
medical environment including its organization, stakeholders, and the most
- leverage core medical concepts to describe the
use of IT in the medical workplace.
- describe the essential elements of
computing including hardware, software, networking, and change control.
provide IT support and solve IT problems in the medical workplace.
integrate security best practices into your daily healthcare IT workflow.
Lesson 1: Healthcare IT Fundamentals
- Core Concepts in Healthcare IT
- EMR/EHR Issues
- Stakeholders, Regulations, and Standards
- HIPAA Controls and Compliance
Lesson 2: The Medical Environment
- Healthcare Organizations
- Medical Terminology, Equipment, and Software
- Medical Coding and Billing
- Medical Computer Interfaces
Lesson 3: Using IT in the Medical Workplace
- Roles and Responsibilities
- Manage Communication and Ethics Issues
- Legal Best Practices, Requirements, and Documentation
- Medical Document Imaging
- Sanitation Management
Lesson 4: Healthcare IT Technical Components
- Computing Essentials
- Manage Servers and Software
- Hardware Support
Lesson 5: Providing Medical IT Support
- Set Up a Workstation
- Troubleshoot Basic IT Issues
- Troubleshoot Medical IT Issues
- Implementation of an EMR/EHR System
- Change Control
Lesson 6: Security
- Manage Physical and Logical Security
- Implement Security Best Practices and Threat Mitigation Techniques
- Manage Remote Access
- Manage Wireless Security
- Perform Backups and Disaster Recovery
The typical student for this course is an experienced IT professional in a role
such as desktop support technician, network administrator, systems
administrator, or database administrator, who is looking for opportunities
within the healthcare industry or may already be working within the healthcare
industry. Such students want to prove through certification that they have the
knowledge and skills required to implement, deploy, and support healthcare IT
Virtual CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician Online Live training option
Imagine an industry-leading classroom training experience from wherever you have access to the Internet.
The Virtual Online Live events listed here gives you an effective and proven online virtual learning experience with the freedom to attend virtually from anywhere.
There is also an option of experiencing Online Live from one of the many national partner centers where a computer and headset will be provided for you.
This rich and engaging virtual classroom environment lets you conveniently interact with instructors and other students.
You will hear and see your instructor as they teach the course and answer your questions via voice or text.
Choose the online live virtual training option and you can access the recorded version even after the class has finished.
The onDemand labs give you access to the same client and server technologies covered in class so you can test, apply and hone your skills by accessing the labs before and even after the class.
Technical Requirements: a computer or laptop with a modern browser and high speed internet access along with one or two monitors.