Certificate of Health IT Proficiency (CHITP)

Build Health Technology Credibility! Join HIT industry expert Brian Johnson for detailed lessons to gain skills in HIT.
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  • Lectures 8
  • Contents Video: 1 hour
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2015 English

Course Description

Healthcare Technology is a rapid growth industry, with increasing demand for skilled IT professionals who understand digital technology and the unique needs of healthcare clients and environments.

When you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Identify and deploy the best technology for medical sites
  • Understand implementation methodology for healthcare environments
  • Manage EHR rollout and digital technology projects
  • Explain HIPAA, HITECH, and Meaningful Use compliance requirements.
  • Select proper encryption technology and employ encryption techniques in practice.
  • Define most frequently used health technology terminology and much more…


The CHITP course is edited and narrated by industry expert Brian Johnson, Senior Director of Online Education at 4Medapproved. Brian has years of instructional experience in Health IT Security topics and has a unique talent for making complex subjects accessible and easy to understand.

Each topic area is presented through dynamic animated video, which will highlight important concepts and training goals. Downloadable support materials are also included. All lectures are followed by a brief assessment to cement comprehension. The final exam will help you to confirm your knowledge and achieve the 4Medapproved certification to demonstrate your proficiency.

This proven learning method helps to maximize retention while accommodating busy schedules and flexible training timelines.

The Certified Health IT Professional (CHITP) Course from 4Medapproved will help build a foundation of skill and credibility so that you may successfully address the needs of the unique healthcare technology market.

4Med Certifications are recognized and accepted by major healthcare employers, employment agencies, providers and professional organizations nationwide! Certify and Succeed with 4Medapproved!

What are the requirements?

  • There are no prerequisites for this course, though some familiarity with computer technology will be helpful

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Serve as a trusted technology adviser to medical professionals
  • Make wise selections of computer hardware and other digital technology for medical sites, with an understanding of the special IT requirements of healthcare environments
  • Support HIPAA and Meaningful Use compliance to protect privacy and security, helping providers meet government IT requirements
  • Assist providers in selecting the best Electronic Health Record (EHR) platform for a particular medical site
  • Implement EHR and other digital technology at medical sites
  • Demonstrate understanding of the System Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC) and how it applies to health IT, enabling oversight of HIT implementation
  • Select robust encryption technology to meet provider needs, while understanding the importance of encryption for compliance and security in healthcare environments
  • Recognize common industry terminology and acronyms, reinforcing industry credibility

What is the target audience?

  • This course provides comprehensive training in health IT for technology specialists, medical providers, security specialists, and other professionals

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Developments in Health IT and Privacy Regulations
09:56

This lecture describes developments in health IT, including the formation of the ONC, the creation of EHR incentives through the HITECH Act, and related revisions to HIPAA.

10 questions

The ten question review quiz for Developments in HIT will help you to prepare for the final exam.

09:35

This lecture provides an overview of HIPAA, including the Privacy Rule, the Security Rule, the changes brought by the HITECH Act, and guidelines for meeting the HIPAA requirements of Meaningful Use.

10 questions

The ten question review quiz for Meaningful Use and HIPAA will help you to prepare for the final exam.

Section 2: Best IT Infrastructure, EHR Implementation, and Encryption
16:28

This lecture provides an overview of how best to select and implement the best IT infrastructure for a medical organization.

10 questions

The ten question review quiz for Implementing Best IT Infrastructure for Medical Sites will help you to prepare for the final exam.

07:54

This lecture describes how the System Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC) applies to EHR implementation, including planning, analysis, design, build, testing, training, go-live, and post-go-live stages.

10 questions

The ten question review quiz for EHR Implementation Methodology will help you to prepare for the final exam.

05:02

Encryption is vital to digital security for medical environments, both directly as a security measure and because it greatly reduces the risk of data breach and federal investigation.

10 questions

The ten question review quiz on Encryption for Healthcare Environments will help you to prepare for the final exam.

Section 3: Health IT Acronyms
10:09

Healthcare IT presents a forbidding alphabet soup of acronyms. This lecture unpacks these acronyms and offers brief descriptions of EHR, Meaningful Use, and HIT acronyms.

5 questions

The ten question review quiz for EHR, Meaningful Use, and HIT Acronyms will help you to prepare for the final exam.

03:36

Healthcare IT presents a forbidding alphabet soup of acronyms. This lecture unpacks these acronyms and offers brief descriptions of HIPAA and Digital Security acronyms.

5 questions

The ten question review quiz for HIPAA and Digital Security Acronyms will help you to prepare for the final exam.

07:47

Healthcare IT presents a forbidding alphabet soup of acronyms. This lecture unpacks these acronyms and offers brief descriptions of organizational acronyms.

5 questions

The ten question review quiz for Organizational Acronyms will help you to prepare for the final exam.

Section 4: CHITP Final Exam
50 questions

The Final Exam is 50 questions and cumulative for all lectures.

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Instructor Biography

Brian Johnson, CHSP, CHSA and Senior Director of Online Education at 4Medapproved hosts 4Medapproved's popular Learning Lunch series, interviewing industry experts on Health IT, HIPAA, ICD-10, and more. Before he joined 4Medapproved, Brian managed life sciences content for a major reference publisher, developing innovative websites, apps, and more. He has extensive experience in education publishing, online learning, and project management. Brian lives in Chicago with his wife and two sons.

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