The BAS in Healthcare IT is a career-oriented bachelor’s degree program developed specifically to meet the career advancement needs of individuals with IT and/or healthcare preparation and experience.Learn More
One of the goals of the Health eWorkforce Consortium, funded by a Department of Labor TAA-CCCT grant, is to advance best practices in Prior Learning Assessment both within the Consortium and at the institutional level.Learn More
The Consortium developed the Employer’s Military Skill Locator tool to encourage and expedite veteran hiring and assist colleges with assignment of prior learning credit based on military experience. It answers the often asked question ‘What military occupation is most like the job I want to fill with a veteran?’Employer’s Military Skill Locator
This self-assessment was developed to help educators assess their readiness for infusion of health IT into a particular program, identify specific challenges that could be addressed and to identify some best practices or lessons learned that could be shared across colleges.Learn More
Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS) is an entry level Health IT certification from the world’s largest health IT professional association.
The National Science Foundation, Bellevue College, and HIMSS partnered to develop an entry-level certification to expand access to the promising field of health information technology. CAHIMS illuminates a path into health IT careers. Community college students, as well as veterans and others new to the field will use it to navigate a career starting point. It will signal an applicant’s job readiness to employers.Learn More
The Health Information Technology course offers a variety of topics that build understanding about HIT. The course presentation is based on modules created for the Carnegie Mellon University/Stanford University Open Learning Initiative (OLI).Learn More
Bellevue College has created free hands-on practice activities to provide students with meaningful exposure to electronic health records to help prepare them for employment. Though primarily designed for Nursing and Allied Health students, the simulations are also a great way to familiarize IT and Health IT students with common features and functions of an EMR system.