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2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2015-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Respiratory Care & Health Information


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Elizabeth Kunnu, Ed.S., M.Ed., RHIA, Department Chair
314 Industrial Arts Building
(615) 963-7441

Faculty: V. Brock, C. Hamilton, E. Kunnu, R. Speitel, Medical Director: D. Sherman

General Statement: There are two separate bachelor’s degree programs within the Department of Respiratory Care and Health Information (RC & HI): Respiratory Care and Health Information Management. Both programs are fully accredited by separate accreditation agencies, and each program has its own admission requirements. The mission of the RC & HI Department is to provide its students with quality education for successful careers in the healthcare industry through engagement in clinical practice/research, pursuit of graduate study in a related field, lifelong learning, and service to the community.

Adjunct Instructional Staff and Clinical Affiliation Supervisors include: Shonda Cannon RHIT, Baptist Hospital, Nashville, TN; Nashville General Hosp., Nashville, TN; L. Ellis, RHIT, Gateway Medical Center, Clarksville, TN; P. Freeman, RHIA, West Meade Place Center, Nashville, TN;,A. Coleman, RHIA, Health at Richland Place, Nashville, TN; R. Green, RHIT, Middle TN Medical Center, Murfreesboro, TN; S. Stephenson, RHIA, Northcrest Medical Center, Springfield, TN; A. Dixon, RHIA, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, TN; B. Grossheim, RHIT, Williamson Medical Ctr., Franklin TN; N. Coke, RHIA, Maury Regional Hosp., Columbia TN; K. Beard, Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Ctr., Nashville TN; T. Perkins, THIA, Meharry Medical Group, Nashville TN; L. K. Tillman, RHIA, Veterans Affairs medical Ctr. For Nashville and Murfreesboro, TN; J. Duer, RHIA, St. Thomas Hosp., Nashville, TN; J. Kodentrz, RHIT, Sumner Regional Medical Ctr., Gallatin TN; E. Berry, RHIA, LeBonheur Children’s Medical Hosp., Memphis, TN.

Accreditation

The Health Information Management Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM)

Programs

    Major

    Courses

      Respiratory CareHealth Information Management

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