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HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

Diploma in Health Information management (DHIM)

Entry Requirement
Applicants with the following qualification may be considered for admission into the National Diploma Programme.
A minimum of five (5) credits passes in the relevant subjects, at not more than two (2) sittings at the SSCE, WAEC or its equivalent. The subjects must include Mathematics, English Language, Biology or Health Science plus two subjects chosen from Chemistry, Physics, Economics/ Commerce, Geography, English Literature, IRK, or CRK, One Nigerian Language.
Duration of Course: Two (2) Years

100 Level; First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Unit
MTH 012 Additional Mathematics 3
STA 112 Descriptive Statistics I 2
COM 111 Introduction to Computer 4
DTH 115 Human Anatomy and Physiology 2
HIM 111 Health Records Management I 2
HIM 112 Introduction to Disease Classification 2
HIM 113 Health Information Science I 2
GNP 216 Mental Health 2
GNS 101 Use of English 2
GNS 111 Citizenship Education 2
Total 23

100 Level ; Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Unit
STA 121 Descriptive Statistics 3
STA 123 Demography I 2
COM 113 Basic Programming Language 2
GNP 113 Primary Health Care I 2
HIM 121 Fundamentals of Medical Practice I 1
HIM 122 Health Planning and Management I 2
HIM 123 Introduction to Medical Rehabilitation 2
PEL 017 Report Writing 2
GNS 102 Communication in English I 2
GNS 111 Citizenship Education I 2
HIM 124 Health Records II 2
EHT 122 Health Agencies 1
Total 23

200 Level; First Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Unit
MTH 111 Logic And Linear Algebra 4
COM 113 Computer Packages I 2
COM 214 File Organization and Management 2
BAM 216 Practice Of Entrepreneurship 2
STA 221 Mathematical Methods 4
EHT 214 Principles Of Epidemiology And Disease Control 2
HIM 211 Health Records Managements II 2
HIM 212 Disease Classification And Clinical Coding 2
HIM 213 Anatomy and Physiology 2
GNS 213 Introduction to Medical Sociology 2
GNS 228 Research Methods 3
Total 27

200 Level; Second Semester

Course Code Course Title Credit Unit
STA 225 Biostatistics 4
SET 213 Records Management 2
COM 224 Management Information System 3
HIM 221 Fundamental of Medical Practices II 2
HIM 222 Behavioural Science II 2
HIM 223 Health Planning and Management II 2
HIM 224 Hospital Statistics 1
HIM 225 Seminar 6
HIM 226 Extended Essay 2
HIM 227 Health Records Management II 2
COM 215 Computer Package II 4
Total 24