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Enrollment Open for GCC Health Information Technology Program

Applicants have until Feb.8 to register for this free professional development program.

The Gloucester County College Division of Continuing Education—located on Tanyard Road in Deptford—will accept applications until Feb. 8 for the grant-funded Health Information Technology Program. Some rolling applications will be accepted.

Slated to begin on Feb. 18, this free professional development certificate program aims to provide training in Health Information Technology consulting and engineering.

Design for professionals with health care, business, or consulting experience, the consulting track addresses all aspects of electronic health-records system workflow process analysis and redesign—covering implementation, maintenance, and optimization phases of electronic systems.

Those with IT backgrounds can gain an additional credential with the engineering option designed to cover configuration, maintenance and optimization of electronic health records system in a hospital or private-practice setting.

Comprising 18 components of critical training updates in the industry, the curriculum for the program will span over a six-month period for two days per week from 6 to 9 p.m.

The GCC Health Information Technology professional development certificate program is funded through the Health Information Technology grant. Receiving more than $16 million over two years, the Health Information grant—a 12-state regional consortium led by Tidewater Community College in Virginia is able to train 7,500 students from Virginia to Maine.  

For more information or to register, please contact Sharon Downs Thomas by phone at 856-468-5000, ext. 5525 or via email at sthoma16@gccnj.edu.

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