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  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
College Catalog & Student Handbook 2017-18

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Health Unit Coordinator, Diploma



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Offered Online Only

The Health Unit Coordinator program is a six-month (two-term) program that begins in the Fall term of each year. This program is offered online. This program prepares the graduate to be employed in a nursing unit of a hospital, a skilled nursing facility, insurance company, clinic or a health maintenance organization. The health unit coordinator (unit clerk/secretary) works closely with health professionals providing communication support to nursing service and ancillary departments in the collection and dissemination of patient data. Students successfully completing program and graduation requirements will receive a Health Unit Coordinator diploma.  To enroll, complete an IHCC application, submit high school transcripts or High School Equivalency Diploma scores and take one of the following:  ACT, SAT, or ACCUPLACER test. Testing may be scheduled by calling the IHCC Testing Center at (641) 683-5142 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5142.

Criminal background, drug screening, and dependent adult and child abuse record checks are required prior to the beginning of practicum courses.

Total: 8 Credits


Total: 11 Credits


Notes


*Optional Courses

  •  PNN 147 Nursing Essentials I - Credits - 3.00

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