Electronic Health Records

Course Number: SAH-006
Course Hours: 75
Assigned Course Preparation Hours: 19

Course Description

This course introduces allied health students to Electronic Health Records which have largely replaced paper-based patient records in the healthcare industry. An Electronic Health Record (EHR) can include a variety of health-related information (accessible online) about a human being through time and across body systems. In this course, students complete various common medical office tasks using a cloud-based EHR system.

Learning Objectives

  1. Demonstrate the completion of common front-office workflow steps within an EHR.
  2. Demonstrate the completion of common clinical-care workflow steps within an EHR.
  3. Demonstrate the completion of common coding-and-billing workflow steps within an EHR.

Educational Resources

This course is based on SimChart for the Medical Office (cloud-based sandbox) and SimChart for the Medical Office: Learning the Medical Office Workflow. It is delivered via the NTI Canvas LMS.


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Assessment Weights

Class Participation & Discussions: 20%
Quizzes: 30%
Midterm Exam: 20%
Final Exam: 30%


ModuleTopicDuration (hours)
1Navigating SimChart for the Medical Office3
2Front Office24
3Clinical Care24
4Coding & Billing24