NEW Health Information Technology Program
Classes begin January 2015
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
- Six-month online program
- Partial tuition reimbursement available for qualified students
- Training for new, in-demand skills
- Certified Healthcare Technology Specialist (CHTS-PW) exam preparation
- Initial CHTS-PW testing fee covered for students completing program
(please note: testing fees beyond the first-attempt are the responsibility of the student)
- Job placement assistance
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.
Jacki 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