When students enroll in HCTC s new Health Information Program, they will be greeted by HCTC Professor Stephanie Vergne who has obtained a Registered Health Information Administrator credential which qualifies her to teach the degree program. Classes begin Sept. 12 and a new group of students will be selected to begin in Fall 2012.
Vergne graduated from Georgia Health Sciences University (formerly known as Medical College of Georgia) in a selective admission Health Information Administration program and obtained American Health Information Management Association ( AHIMA) Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) credential August 18.
Students enrolled in HIT will earn an associate's degree that puts them in a growing industry where there is a strong career outlook for individuals with skills and knowledge to collect, analyze, monitor, maintain, and report health data in accordance with established data principles, legal and information security standards, and professional best-practice guidelines.
Vergne has a Bachelor of Business Administration with teaching certificate and a Master of Arts in Education, both from Morehead State University. She also has post-master hours to teach transferable computer information system courses.
Those interested in enrolling in the next HIT cohort can contact Vergne at 487-3296 or call Admissions at 487-3102.