SHASTA COLLEGE 

Bachelor's of Science

Health Information Management

STUDENT HANDBOOK & PROGRAM POLICIES

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 


WELCOME​

Welcome to the Health Information Management Program at Shasta College!

As you begin your Health Information Management (HIM) courses, we hope that you will each experience the challenges and rewards you have anticipated.  Each faculty and staff member is here to assist you in meeting your goal of becoming a Health Information professional!

The Student Handbook has been developed as a reference for the program’s philosophy, objectives, practice standards, policies and procedures.  Additionally, each course will have its own syllabus that serves as the contract between the student and the instructor.

HIM Program Students are to familiarize themselves with the information in this Student Handbook that references the Shasta College catalog or the Shasta College website by going to www.shastacollege.edu.  Information referenced specific to the HIM Program may be found at www.shastacollege.edu/HIM.

All Program Students are required to sign an acknowledgment that they have received, read and sought clarification of this Student Handbook and its contents.


 

PROGRAM OVERVIEW​

  1. ​General Program Information
  2. Program Objective
  3. AHIMA VLab Campus
  4. Accreditatation Status
  5. Non-Discrimination Policy


APPLYING TO THE PROGRAM​

  1. Information Sessions
  2. Cost of Program
  3. Entrance Requirements
  4. Application
  5. Background Check/Drug Screen


GETTING STARTED IN THE PROGRAM​

  1. Registering for Classes
  2. Education Plan
  3. Course Prerequisites​


PRACTICES FOR SUCCESS IN THE HIM PROGRAM​

  1. Attendance & Participation
  2. Academic Accomodations
  3. Student Code of Conduct
  4. Academic Honesty
  5. Professional Code of Ethics
  6. Netiquette: Rules of Behavior on the Internet
  7. Confidential Information
  8. Social Media


CLINICAL COMPONENT OF THE HIM PROGRAM​

  1. Clinical Expectations
  2. Health & Safety Clinical Requirements
  3. Dress Code & Appearance
  4. Patient Information
  5. Use of Electronic Devices
  6. Communicable Diseases
  7. Medical Release
  8. Impaired Student Standard
  9. Injury in the Clinical Setting
  10. Clinical Affiliate's Rights


RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS IN THE HIM PROGRAM​

  1. Academic & Technical Assistance
  2. Bookstore
  3. Health Services
  4. Professional Organizations
  5. Additional Resources


OTHER IMPORTANT RELEVANT STUDENT POLICIES

  1. Student Contact Information
  2. Program Retention
  3. Course Withdrawal
  4. Repetition of a Course
  5. Program Withdrawal
  6. Readmission to the HIM Baccalaureate Degree Program
  7. Student Grievances
  8. Parking Policies
  9. Student Records


PROGRAM COMPLETION​

  1. Graduation Information & Requirements


STUDENT HANDBOOK ACKNOWLEDGEMENT​

  1. ​Student Handbook Acknowledgement
  2. Health Sciences Programs Student Honor Contract​

 

 

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