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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

Coopersmith Career Consulting | Evaluated Learning Experience

Computer Basics in Healthcare (TCH-201)


Varies (self-study; self-paced). 

Various; distance learning format.

June 2017 - Present. 

Instructional delivery format: 
Online/distance learning
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: define healthcare information technology; summarize the major healthcare legal practices and regulations; identify proper communication methods for use in healthcare workplace; comprehend Electronic Health Records (EHR)  and Electronic Medical Records (EMR); access roles and responsibilities for using Protected Health Information (PHI); explain how to set up, troubleshoot, and configure devices to a desktop workstation using computing resources and languages; assist in setting up basic networks with EHR/EMRs in mind; identify the uses for clinical software, and describe the steps in the clinical process; explain and identify medical interface components and diagnostics processes; describe different modes of data protection; identify areas of vulnerability and ways to protect wireless networks; and define encryption and how it can be used to secure healthcare data.


Computer Basics in Healthcare touches on fundamentals of healthcare, health information technology, and computer based management systems that support healthcare professionals and institutions.

Credit recommendation: 

In the associate/certificate degree category, 3 semester hours in Medical Billing and Coding, Medical Administrative Assisting, Medical Assisting, or Allied Health (6/17) (2/22 revalidation).