Department Management
Course Number:   DCFSP790

Course Overview
FormatDelivery What's This?
StructureComplete What's This?
InstitutionPenn Foster College
SubjectHealth and Medical Technology
Education LevelCollege - 2 Year
Credit Equivalent Full
2 college credits
ScheduleSelf Paced
End DateUp to 1 Month per credit hour
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Course Fee$329
Course Materials CostIncluded
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Course Description
Presents the management and supervisory functions and skills of a health information management department. Focus is on fundamentals of management, basic management functions, principals of supervision, and supervision of specific health information management functions. The course also covers organizational structure, human resources management, staff development, and management budgeting and finance functions.

Penn Foster College requires a Proctored Final Exam. Proctor Final Exam requests are made by submitting the Proctor Form after the student submits the first course assignment.

Self Paced Scheduling Information
Please be advised some Penn Foster College courses provide an option for students to take the exam via Remote Proctor option. It allows you to take your Proctored Exam through your course page while being monitored through your computer's webcam. An additional fee is required for this option.

Delivery Method

  • Internet
  • Print Materials


Prerequisites
Medical Information Management and Office Practice, Reimbursement Methodologies, Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement, Medical Coding 2, Medical Transcription 2.

Course Materials
Penn Foster College will have course materials, if any, shipped directly to students. There is no additional cost for course materials.

Format
Delivery : This is a virtual course delivered entirely by an established education organization, including a virtual instructor, to students and educators.

Structure
Complete : This is the complete version of the virtual course.


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