Associate Degree:Program Admission Process
Requests for additional information about the Health Information Management Program should be directed to:
Jan Hunt-Shepherd, MHA, RHIA, CCS, CDIP, CPHQ
Health Information Management
Academic Complex, Office 413, 1906 College Heights Blvd.
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Admission to the College of Health and Human Services or University does not guarantee admission to the program. Acceptance into the HIM programs is based on a selective admission process and is based on space available. Applicants are considered on a competitive basis. There are no restrictions regarding age, sex, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.
Pamela Chandler, RHIT
Instructor, Health Information Management
Office: Academic Complex 411F
AH 290 Medical Terminology
HIM 100 Health Data Content and Structure
HIM 200 Statistical Applications in Health Information Management
HIM 221 Health Information and Quality Management
HIM 225 Legal Issues in Health Information Management
HIM 230- Computer Applications in Health Information Management
HIM 250- ICD Coding
HIM 251- HCPCS/CPT Coding
HIM 295- Seminar & Professional Practice Experience
Pamela Skipworth has an Associates Degree in Health Information Management from Western Kentucky University, a Bachelors Degree in Middle School Education from Western Kentucky University, and a Masters Degree in Education from Indiana Wesleyan. Pamela spent twenty years in Healthcare Management. Pamela holds certification from the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) as a Registered Health Information Technician. She is also an AHIMA approved ICD-10 Coding Trainer. Pamela has taught in the middle school setting for five years, as well as in the college setting for one year previous to coming to WKU.
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