Certificate Program In Medical Records Management

Certificate Program in Medical Records Management

Medical Records Profession: An Overview
Medical Records Profession involves the management of health records in hospital, physician Office, Clinics, Health Department, Health Insurance Companies and other facilities to ensure quality healthcare to the patient and community at large.

Medical Records Professionals have been described to play a critical role in the delivery of healthcare through their focus on the collection, maintenance and use of quality data to support the information-intensive and information-reliant healthcare system. They work with clinical, epidemiological, demographic, financial, reference, and coded healthcare data with an ultimate aim to support healthcare professionals and managers in provision of quality healthcare and decision making.

About Program
This comprehensive certificate program is designed for those who seek professional growth and wish to enhance and update their knowledge and skills in Medical Records Management. The content of the program is developed in way to meet demand of working professionals such as; Medical Records Officer, Medical Records Technician, Medical Records Clerks and others healthcare professionals involve in management of patient health information. 
 Program Coursework
The entire program is divided into five modules to provide a theoretical and practical understanding of Medical Records Management with special emphasis on Medical records management, Legal Aspect, Disease and Procedure Coding, Statistics, Computer Application in Health Information Management and Recent advances.
The coursework descriptions are mentioned hereunder:
No. of Hours
Module 1.
Medical Records Management
Module 2.
Medical Law and Ethics
Module 3.
International Classification of Disease Coding
Module 4.
Quality Assurance & Hospital Statistics
Module 5.
Application of IT in Medical Records

 Program Features
  1. The entire module is designed to meet the needs of working professionals in managing the health information system of the hospital.
  2. The program provides 2 weeks of hands-on training by well qualified & experienced faculty.
  3. The program involves class room lectures, group discussion, group activities, assignment and hands-on sessions.
  4. The course material / handouts will be provided to the students for each module.
Award of Certificate
On successful completion of program the Certificate in Medical Records Management will be provided to the candidates by the Department of Health Information Management, Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka.

July 2011 Batch

Intake per batch
15 candidates

Graduate in any discipline with minimum of one year of working experience in the field of medical records or 10+2 with minimum of three years of working experience in the field of medical records.

Selection Process
The applicants will be short listed based on qualification and years of working experience.  

The total duration of the program is 2 weeks.

Course Fee:
Rs 5000/- (Excluding accommodation) & Rs.6500/-(Including Accommodation in University Hostel)
Payment can be made through DD in favor of MCOAHS, Manipal University payable at Manipal or Udupi. 

For Foreign Students:
USD $300 (Excluding accommodation) & USD $350 (Including Accommodation in University Hostel).

Payment can be made to ICICI Bank, Manipal Branch, KMC Complex, Manipal – 576104, Karnataka, India. The Account details are:

Account Holder Name: Manipal College of Allied Health Science, Manipal, India
Account Type: SB
Account Number: 007201006327
Swift Code: ICIC0000072

Commencement of Program
July 9th to 21st, 2012

Registration Details
Candidate should register for the program on or before 15 June, 2012

Accommodation will be arranged based on request of the candidate.

Contact Us
Mr. Rajesh Kumar Sinha
Program Coordinator
Associate Professor
Department of Health Information Management
Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences
Manipal University, Manipal – 576 104
Ph# +91-820-2922329(O), +91-9880352090(M)
Fax: -91-820-2571915 (O)
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