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2019-20 Catalog 
2019-20 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Health Unit Coordinator Certificate of Achievement

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This health professional is responsible for maintaining and supporting a healthcare facility. Their duties include setting up hospital admittance charts, performing data entry, ordering lab tests and x-rays,  transcribing physician orders, maintaining patient records, and managing facility communications.

Learning Outcomes

Certificate recipients should possess the following skills & abilities:

  • Demonstrate understanding of basic human anatomical structure and body functions
  • Interpret, understand, and use basic medical and laboratory terminology
  • Demonstrate proficiency in basic computer applications
  • Utilize critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Interact and communicate with a diverse client base, with sensitivity to cultural differences
  • Demonstrate the ability to use an electronic admitting system for admitting, discharging, and transferring pre-operative and post-operative patients
  • Demonstrate the ability to check patients into a doctor’s office, including complete knowledge of insurance types and restrictions and proficiency in medical billing and coding

Gainful Employment Disclosure

For details about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, please visit https://www2.bellevuecollege.edu/legal/gedisclosure/health-unit-coordinator.pdf

Choose One Option From the Following Anatomy and Physiology Courses: 5-12 CR

Choose 5 Credits From the Following Diversity and Communication Courses:

Choose at Least 3 Credits From the Following Wellness Courses:

Choose 5 Credits From the Following Information Technology Courses:

Total: 63-72

*Standard department recommendation. Alternative choices are accepted, to support students’ educational and professional goals.
**See Catalog for defined prerequisite or placement standards.

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