list of required textbooks is published in compliance with State of
Arkansas General Assembly Act 175 of the 2007 Regular Session.
HIM 1202 - Registry Principles
HIM 2202 - Registry Professional Practice
HIM 2401 - Staging
Students do not purchase any textbooks for the cancer registry courses
(1202, 2202 and 2401); all materials are on loan from the Health
Information Management department and must be signed out similar to a
library loan system using a promissory note so that if any book is
damaged beyond repair or lost, the student must pay to replace the book.
HIM 1101 – Clinical Lab 1
HIM 1103 - Professional Issues Seminar
HIM 1308 - Health Records Systems & Issues (HRSI)
Sayles, N.B. (2012). Health Information Management: An
Applied Approach (4th ed.). Chicago, IL:
American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). ISBN
unavailable at time of posting. To be released by November 1st,
Comprehensive textbook covering all aspects of the profession
accompanied by a student workbook with a CD
HIM 1301 - Medical Terminology
Chabner, D. (2011). The Language of Medicine (9th
ed.). Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders. ISBN
Basic approach to medical terminology using repetition and an audio CD
HIM 1307 – Applied Systems
Giannangelo, K. (2010). Healthcare Code Sets, Clinical
Terminologies, and Classification Systems (2nd
ed.) AHIMA ISBN: 9781584262251 (AHIMA Product #AB201909)
Covers all health information management aspects of the various systems
and clinical components used in profession
Sayles & Trawick (2012). Introduction to Computer Systems for
HIT (1st ed.)
ISBN unavailable at time of posting. To be released in 2013.
Covers the basic
principles and mechanics of the electronic health record (EHR), data
retrieval, and healthcare computer systems.
HIM 2102 – Problem Solving Seminar
HIM 2203 – Preceptorship*
HIM 2304 – Supervisory Management*
Liebler, J.G. & McConnell, C.R. (2012). Management Principles
for Health Professionals (6th ed.). Jones
and Bartlett Publishers, LLC. ISBN: 9781449614683
2203 & 2304 – Preceptorship & Supervisory Management has an additional
purchase of the RHIT Review Guide (from AHIMA) to be purchased in
Feb/Mar in preparation for the RHIT exam.
HIM 2302 – CPT/Expanded Coding
American Medical Association (2013). CPT: Physician’s Current
Procedural Terminology. (Professional/Spiral ed.) ISBN
unavailable at time of posting.
CPT-4 classification codebook developed by the AMA and used to learn how
to code using this classification system.
American Medical Association (2013). Principles of CPT Coding.
(Current Ed.) ISBN unavailable at time of posting.
Workbook used in conjunction with the codebook for the CPT-4