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Health Information Management Faculty - Pamela Skipworth

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Requests for additionaI 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

Phone: 270-745-3548

Email: jan.hunt-shepherd@wku.edu

 

Please note:

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.

Ms. Pamela Skipworth, RHIT

Ms. Pamela Skipworth, RHIT

Instructor of Health Information Management

Office:  Academic Complex, Office 411F
Phone:  270-745-3087
Email:  pamela.skipworth@wku.edu

Courses

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

Bio

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.

 Last Modified 7/22/13