Mar 23, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog

Health Information Management: Basic Health Care, CPC

Length: 24 credits

Program Contacts

Estimated Cost for Program: $6,393

  • Resident Tuition: $3,180*
  • Technology Fees: $312
  • General Student Fees $271**
  • Online Course Fee: $240 (if applicable)
  • Books / Course Materials: $741 (Some courses use Open Educational Resources (OER), which are free or low-cost materials.)
  • Program Specific Fees: $149 (application fee, background check, drug/alcohol screening, American Data Bank-COMPLIO account)
  • Other Cost / Expenses: $1,500*** (if applicable for computer/internet)

Costs provided are estimates only. Learn more and view current tuition and fee information at

Resident tuition is based on all program requirements (general education, core, directed electives). Any prerequisites required prior to the entry of the program will be listed separately.

** General Student fees are paid once each term, depending on whether you are taking classes on Main Campus, or at one of the outreach centers or by distance learning. 

*** Any special info about program costs or expenses.

**** This is the total of all the differential fees attached to the courses in this program.

Program Learning Outcomes

The purpose of this program, which can be completed entirely online, is to teach the basic skills needed for employment in an entry-level position in a healthcare setting. The outcomes include practice responsible and confidential communications and apply an understanding of health care laws and ethics are required in health care practice , work in a professional manner in the health care environment, understand and apply medical terminology appropriately, describe the anatomy and physiology of the various systems of the body, demonstrate basic computer skills and, recognize the scope of work the student is legally allowed to perform with their level of training. The certificate is fully embedded in the Health Records Technology certificate and multiple other Lane programs. It is designed for positions in health care such as patient transport, medical receptionist, environmental support, food services, and physical therapy aide.

Students who complete this program will be able to:

PLO 1 - Understand the requirements to work as a professional in a health care environment
PLO 2 - Demonstrate basic computer skills
PLO 3 - Apply the principles and privacy and security based on laws and professional ethics required in health care practices
PLO 4 - Demonstrate ability to use medical terminology appropriately, including abbreviations, acronyms, spelling, and pronunciation
PLO 5 - Demonstrate knowledge on the basics of human anatomy and physiology
PLO 6 - Demonstrate professional written and verbal communications in a responsible and confidential manner
PLO 7 - Demonstrate intellectually informed, appreciative, and understanding of various cultures, histories, as marked by class, race, gender, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, and other manifestations of difference

Program Requirements

Program Core Courses

Program Core courses must be completed with a letter grade of C or better. P/NP is not accepted.