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Pearson: CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician

ISBN : 9781616917586

Gain hands-on expertise in CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician (HIT) certification exam by Pearson HIT-001 course and performance based labs. Performance based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician HIT-001 certification is a vendor and technology-neutral credential designed for IT professionals to implement, deploy, and support healthcare IT systems in various clinical settings.

The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification was created due to a growing need for IT in the healthcare IT field. The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification is designed to be a vendor-neutral exam that measures your knowledge of industry-standard technologies and methodologies.

Glossary of terms
Pre Assessment Questions
Post Assessment Questions
Performance lab
Video tutorials
  • The Importance of the HITECH Act
  • Getting to Know Healthcare
  • The Goals of Healthcare IT
  • Chapter Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Learning Support Flow
  • Getting to Know Information Systems
  • Getting to Know HIS
  • Getting to Know the Interface
  • Following the Data Flow
  • Chapter Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Identifying Standard Agencies, Laws, and Regulations
  • Learning HIPAA Controls and Compliance Issues
  • Learning Rules of Record Retention and Disposal
  • Learning Legal Best Practices and Documentation
  • Chapter Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Handling PHI
  • Applying Proper Communication Methods
  • Identifying EHR/EMR Access Roles and Responsibilities
  • Identifying Organizational Structures and Different Methods of Operation
  • Executing Daily Activities
  • Chapter Summary
  • Short Answer
  • How the Internet or an Intranet Works
  • How a Network Works
  • Managing Network Resources
  • Configuring a Workstation and Peripherals
  • Chapter Summary
  • Short Answer
  • Understanding the Clinical Environment
  • Supporting Software Used in Healthcare Facilities
  • How a Healthcare Interface Works
  • Chapter Summary
  • Short Answer
  • What Are We Up Against?
  • Understanding Permission Levels
  • Understanding Physical Security
  • Using Password Best Practices
  • Understanding Encryption Types
  • How to Secure Wireless Networks
  • How to Remotely Access the Facility's Network
  • Securing Backups
  • Disposing of PHI
  • Chapter Summary
  • Short Answer

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Identifying acute care facilities
  • Understanding acuity level index
  • Understanding standard departments of hospitals
  • Understanding HIS
  • Understanding types of HL7 messages
  • Understanding functions of an interface engine
  • Identifying primary functions of HIS
  • Identifying the real-time transfer of data
  • Identifying the steps for the EDIS ADT data flow
  • Identifying steps in the pharmacy IS
  • Identifying steps to follow the EDIS data flow
  • Understanding healthcare clearinghouse
  • Understanding HIPAA rules
  • Understanding penalties defined by the ARRA
  • Understanding types of health information
  • Understanding BBA
  • Configuring the UPS
  • Placing a printer in the hospital
  • Understanding communication methods
  • Identifying PBX system layers
  • Understanding VoIP
  • Understanding organizational structure of a hospital
  • Understanding anesthesiologist
  • Spotting the intranet network
  • Identifying T-carrier line transmission speeds
  • Identifying connectionless communication
  • Describing OSI layers
  • Identifying OSI layer functions
  • Identifying TCP/IP layers
  • Identifying TCP/IP protocol layers
  • Identifying client and server
  • Identifying application layer protocols
  • Connecting a workstation to the LAN and configuring IPv4 properties
  • Identifying 802.11 standards
  • Installation of the Print and Document Services Role
  • Identifying the cable
  • Understanding common TCP/ IP port assignments
  • Implementing virtualization
  • Understanding programming languages
  • Understanding services of cloud computing
  • Identifying Internet protocols and their subtypes
  • Connecting a system to a wireless network
  • Configuring a wireless access point
  • Connecting systems to the Internet through a router
  • Identifying encryption methods
  • Connecting a wireless router to the laptop
  • Connecting patch cables between the patch panel and switch ports
  • Configuring a Local Area Connection's TCP/IP Version 4 properties
  • Displaying the TCP/ IP network configuration values
  • Assigning a new IP address
  • Pinging a URL and identifying network communication
  • Displaying the path to reach a target host
  • Understanding types of power outlets
  • Setting up a surge protected computer system
  • Replacing the Battery of a Smartphone and Inserting a Memory Card
  • Understanding types of communication standards
  • Understanding trauma center levels and qualifications
  • Understanding controlled substance schedules or classifications
  • Naming inpatient departments in the hospital
  • Understanding environments or versions of IS
  • Identifying social engineering attacks
  • Describing malicious threats to networks
  • Understanding permission levels
  • Understanding the key fob
  • Encrypting and decrypting a message
  • Encrypting and decrypting a message using the RSA algorithm
  • Identifying encryption types
  • Identifying VPN protocols
  • Identifying VPN protocols
  • Identifying types of encryption standards
  • Establishing a remote desktop connection