Bachelor's of Science

Health Information Management

RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS IN THE HIM PROGRAM

 

 

1. Academic & Technical Assistance

Students who are having difficulty in the program are advised to seek assistance from the Program Director, program faculty, and from other student support services such as those listed below:

  • Counseling Services - Academic counseling appointments can be made online on the Counseling website or can be made by calling (530) 242-7724.
  • The Shasta College Learning Resource Center – offers free learning support tutoring centers in writing, math, business and science.  Open computer labs are available to accommodate HIM students should they need on-campus resources.
  • Net Tutor - Shasta College offers free online tutoring through NetTutor. 
  • Canvas Learning Management System – Online Student Success Workshops are available for HIM students. In addition, Canvas support for students is available 24/7 through a telephone hotline (844-303-0351) or by email (sconlinehelp@shastacollege.edu).
  • LibraryOnline library access is available to all HIM students.  A Shasta College librarian has been designated as a liaison for HIM Program students needing assistance with their research.  Distance education students can use a virtual chat service, email, telephone, or visit in-person to receive help with research topics.  The library may use the Zoom conferencing tool to offer synchronous online support for students in the HIM program who would like remote assistance.  A library card​ is necessary for all library transactions.
  • VLab SupportPhone and online assistance is available 24/7 for students enrolled in the AHIMA Virtual Lab (VLab).

 

2. Bookstore

The Shasta College Bookstore offers HIM program textbooks and supplies to facilitate the education process for students.  Textbooks may also be ordered online at:

http://www.bkstr.com/shastastore/home

 

3. Health Services

Shasta College Health and Wellness Office ​offers nursing services such as Tb testing and illness assessment, physician services (on specific clinic days) addressing short-term/temporary illness, and personal counseling services focusing on academic success and student retention, with emphasis on stress management.  Students must be registered in a credit-bearing class during the semester they are seeking services.  Students are to contact the Health and Wellness Office (room 2020) at (530) 242-7580 for more information and to make appointments.

 

4. Professional Organizations

Students wishing to participate in state or national professional organizations should contact organizations such as those below:

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) - www.ahima.org

California Health Information Association (CHIA) - www.californiahia.org

 

5. Additional Resources

For more student services and programs, refer to the Shasta College Catalog.

 


 

HIM Student Handbook Table of Contents​

Health Sciences Home Page​

 

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