NEW Health Information Technology Program
Six-Month Online Workforce Development Program
- Prepares students to assist in the implementation of Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems
- Prepares students to take the Certified Healthcare Technology Specialist (CHTS-Practice Workflow) exam, a nationally recognized certification. The exam is administered through The American Health Information Management Association.
- Qualified students pay only $195 for course and certification exam (Save over $1000). Initial CHTS-PW testing fee is covered for students completing the program. All subsequent testing fees are the responsibility of the student.
- A twenty hour apprenticeship in a healthcare setting is required upon completion of course work. If necessary, students may be required to provide an up to date physical examination and immunizations at their own expense.
- Enrollment Deadline: Enroll by Friday, May 1, 2015. Apply now. Space is limited.
Classes begin June 15, 2015 | Enroll by Friday, May 1
As the health care industry transitions to electronic health records (EHRs), earning a Certified Healthcare Technology Specialist (CHTS) credential confirms that your experience and skills are ready to meet the nation’s need for health information technology workers. NFCC's new Health Information Technology (HIT) program can help prepare you for the CHTS-PW exam.
As a Health Information Technology (HIT) Specialist, you will be ready to help providers implement electronic health record systems to improve health care quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness in our communities.
Benefit to Students
- Training for in-demand skills
- Online program with flexible hours
- Certified Healthcare Technology Specialist (CHTS-PW) exam preparation
Benefit to Employers
- Staff certified to help transition from paper to digital records
- Convenient online training for current healthcare staff
- Compliance assistance with the HITECH Act of 2009 (Electronic Health Records)
Program is funded in part through a Rural Health Information Technology (HIT) Workforce Program grant in partnership with the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Jacqueline Y. Seabrooks, HIT Program Coordinator
Telephone: (850) 973-9478
Office: Career and Technical Education Center, Bldg. 13, Rm 168A
Telephone: (850) 973-1671
Office: Career and Technical Education Center