Bunker Hill Community College

Program name Health Information Networking; Health Information Technology
Institution Bunker Hill Community College
Address 250 New Rutherford Avenue
City Boston, MA
ZIP Code 02129
Website

http://www.bhcc.mass.edu/programsofstudy/programs/healthinformationnetwo...

http://www.bhcc.mass.edu/programsofstudy/programs/healthinformationtechnologycertificateprogram/

Certificates and degrees Certificate

Description

Health Information Networking Certificate Program

The Health Information Networking Certificate program provides students with the networking and security concepts and skills needed to work in industry and in the healthcare field. The sequence of courses will help students prepare for the CCNA (Cisco Certified Networking Associate) certifications and the Cisco Network Security certification. Students enhance their core routing and switching knowledge and learn how to apply networking and security skills to the healthcare field. The health Information Networking Certificate program is designed for students who hope to further their networking skills with healthcare information and communication technology (ICT) and for students seeking career-oriented, entry-level networking and security specialist skills.

Health Information Technology Certificate Program

The Health Information Technology (HIT) Certificate Program is designed for students who wish to enter the Healthcare IT field and for current healthcare workers who wish to apply Healthcare IT competencies to their current position.  The program will provide students with the knowledge and skills concerning Healthcare IT privacy, security, networking, and mobility to successfully understand the Healthcare IT industry and provide hardware and software support in the healthcare environment.  Students will also gain the skills in health information management and workflow analysis needed to utilize Healthcare IT effectively to manage patient care, improve communications, and support information sharing.  The Health Information Technology (HIT) Certificate Program is designed to be "Stackable", allowing students to apply completed courses to IT degrees and additional IT certificates, such as the Health Information Networking Certificate. 

Contact Information

Donna Akerley-Procopio
Professor, Computer Information Technology (CIT) and Cisco Academy
617-228-2388
dakerley@bhcc.mass.edu