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Guide for Health Program Students at Peirce

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Transcript of Guide for Health Program Students at Peirce

Meet the Full Time Faculty
Meet the Faculty Chair
Stephanie Donovan, MBA, RHIA
Assistant Professor & Faculty Chair, Health Programs
sadonovan@peirce.edu
215-670-9327
Meet the Academic Advisors
Healthcare Programs
Certificate in Medical Coding (CMC)
Health Information Technology (HIT)
Healthcare Administration (HCA)
Health Information Administration (HIA)

Healthcare Weekend Intensive Courses
FOLLOW US ON TWITTER
GOAL!
Welcome Health Program Student!
Your Journey Starts Here!
Kathleen Watson, M.A, Ed.M.
Assistant Professor, HCA
kwatson@peirce.edu
(215)-670-9442
Jamie Loggains
Assistant Professor, HIT/HIA
JMLoggains@peirce.edu
Holly Tillery
Academic Advisor, HIT
hrtillery@peirce.edu
215-670-9093
April Covington, M. Ed
Academic Advisor, CMC, HIT, HCA, HIA
amcovington@peirce.edu
215-670-9167
CMC Can be combined as a dual major with the HIT degree program. For more info, contact your Academic Advisor.
Certificate in Medical Coding


Our Certificate in Medical Coding positions you for an in-demand career assigning diagnostic and procedural codes.
Note:
Can be combined with the CMC degree as a dual major. For more info, please contact your Academic Advisor.
Health Information Technology
This two-year associate degree program prepares you with the technical skills you need to manage electronic healthcare data and protect the integrity of patients’ records.
Note
There is no associate's degree to this program.
Healthcare Administration
This bachelor of science degree program focuses on developing healthcare leaders that are culturally competent and ethically responsible.
Note:
Students must obtain an associate's degree in HIT before enrolling in this degree program.
Health Information Administration
Our bachelor of science degree in HIA prepares you for a career working with health information systems.
Note:
List of Healthcare Weekend and Online Intensive Courses Offerings for 2015-2016
FOR A LIST OF OTHER WEEKEND INTENSIVE AND WINTER INTENSIVE COURSES THAT ARE NOT SPECIFICALLY HEALTHCARE CLASSES, PLEASE VISIT THE STUDENT PORTAL OR CALL YOUR ACADEMIC ADVISOR
The PeirceFIT model affords students an unprecedented opportunity for flexibility in degree completion. Students may choose, on a week by week basis, whether to participate in class as a face-to-face learner or online as a virtual learner.
Healthcare FIT Courses
**Course Codes**
HM = FIT Monday night class
HT = FIT Tuesday night class
HW = FIT Wednesday night class
HR = FIT Thursday night class
List of Healthcare Writing Intensive Courses
HCA 210-(HC Delivery US)
HCA 320-(Pub & Comm Health)
HCA 460-(Health Policy)
HIA 340-(HC Research)

Weekend And Online
Intensive Courses
Weekend Intensive Courses are accelerated courses that generally take place over three consecutive weekend sessions. Students who take WI courses benefit from taking select Peirce courses within a compressed timeframe. This allows students the flexibility to reasonably increase their credit load and get to their end goal, graduation.
For additional questions, please contact your academic advisor.
HCA 101 O1 3
HIT 101 O1 3
HCA 340 O1 5
HCA 320 O1 6
HIT 100 O1 6

Class Information

Sample Worksheet Page 1
Sample Worksheet Page 2
Ordering Textbooks
Click the "MY CLASSES tab to add/drop classes and access online classes
Click on the MORE tab to access the My Advising tab which contains your Advising Worksheet
Need Resources? Click Here
Click the SS tab to access info about careers,
tutoring, and other student related services
NAVIGATING THE STUDENT PORTAL
Taking Elective Courses/
University of the Arts Partnership

Peirce College and The University of the Arts have partnered to create an enhanced educational experience for students at both institutions.

When you enroll at Peirce, you can also take advantage of unique course offerings at The University of the Arts and maintain your career-focused education. Eligible students can take up to 18 credits at UArts in areas such as graphic design, multimedia, music, photography, and theater.
Courses will be offered at the same cost as Peirce classes and payment will be remitted to Peirce College as normal. UArts courses will only count toward elective requirements unless otherwise stated.
NEED A SEAMLESS WAY TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH YOUR ACADEMIC ADVISOR?
Click on your advisor's virtual calendar link which is located at the bottom of her email signature.

Sample:

April Covington, M.Ed.
Academic Advisor

Please click here to book an appointment with me

April's Appointment Calendar
Virtual Appointment Calendar Sample View
Click on a virtual apointment slot. Indicate in the description box the reason for the appointment and if you desire a phone or in person appointment. Include your phone number. Click save and the appointment time will be set. Your advisor will get an email notification regarding the appointment.
@Peirce_Advising
Graduate!
WE HOPE YOU ENJOYED YOUR JOURNEY!
** Go to next slide for detailed information**
ACADEMIC ADVISING TOPICS
**Click on next slide for detailed information about each topic**
HOW TO VIEW YOUR ADVISING WORKSHEET
@PC_Healthcare
@PeirceCollege
Meet the Faculty Chair
Register for classes in a timely fashion
Order Books on time
Attend classes regularly
Actively participate in class
Complete all assignments on time
Contact Instructors with questions or concerns
Work with a tutor as needed
Report Progress to your Academic Advisor and seek assistance from her as needed
Teaches HIT 297, HIT 298, HIA 498, and HIA 499
Full Time Faculty Teaching Loads

HCA210 Healthcare Delivery in the United States
HCA220 Cultural Competency
HCA240 Healthcare Law and Ethics
HCA320 Public and Community Health
HCA460 Health Policy
HCA490 Special Topics in Healthcare Administration
HIA340 Healthcare Research Methods

KATE WATSON

HIT 100 Medical Terminology
HIT 218 Healthcare Reimbursement
HIT 220 ICD 9/10 CM Coding
HIT 225 CPT/Outpatient Coding
HIT 296 Coding PPE
JAMIE LOGGAINS

Codes:
W
=weekend Ex.

HCA 210 W1 5


O
-online Ex.
HIT 221 O1 5


Ordering Textbooks Continued
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