Cancer Information Management, Associate in Science (AS)
|Recommended sequence of courses:|
|HIT 135||Basic Medical Terminology||3|
|BMS 146||Human Form And Function||3|
|COMP 101||Introduction to Computer Applications||4|
|CIM 100||Cancer Registry Management I||3|
|HIT 101||Introduction To Health Information Management||3|
|HIT 204||Basic Pathophysiology||3|
|CIM 125||Cancer Disease Management||4|
|CIM 201||Abstracting Principles And Practice I||3|
|CIM 150||Oncology Coding And Staging Systems||4|
|CIM 202||Abstracting Principles And Practice II||3|
|CIM 225||Cancer Registry Management II||2|
|CIM 250||Cancer Statistics And Epidemiology||3|
|HIT 240||HC Quality Management||3|
|MGMT 101||Introduction To Management||3|
|CIM 275||CIM Practicum 1||3|
All CIM classes must be completed before CIM 275 CIM Practicum is begun. A background check, health check, drug screen, and/or other requirements may be mandated by the host facility. These requirements are at the student’s expense.
Note: Each required course must be completed with a minimum grade of “C”.
The Associate Degree will be awarded upon completion of both department and college requirements. These include:
- Complete all department requirements with a “C” or better or “P” in each course. Candidates for an Associate Degree are required to complete at least 20% of the department requirements through SBCC.
- Complete a general education option (Option 1: SBCC General Education and Institutional and Information Competency; Option 2: IGETC; Option 3: CSU GE Breadth). General Education options allowed for each Associate Degree program vary. Refer to http://www.sbcc.edu/apply/degrees_certificates.php for a list of General Education options for each SBCC Associate Degree program;
- Other graduation requirements as outlined on the Graduation Requirements page.
- Demonstrate ability to coordinate all functions related to an approved American College of Surgeons program.
- Apply legal, ethical, accreditation and certification standards to the cancer registry and demonstrate professional behavior in these areas.
- Evaluate and interpret current coding and staging guidelines to identify cancer disease and its process, while documenting quality abstracts.
- Apply current treatment guidelines/codes, while documenting quality abstracts
- Participate in follow-up procedures and data quality analysis and utilization to improve patient care and facilitate with facility planning/expansion.