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Health IT apprenticeships

Career One Stop occupation profile (salaries, employment outlooks, and more) with a video about Informatics Nurse Specialists

U.S. Department of Labor’s Registered Apprenticeship Programs in IT

Examples of Guidelines for the design of apprenticeship programs

  • Employer Guide – Health IT Apprenticeships (Washington State): A basic primer for employers on Health IT Apprenticeships. Includes first steps for employers, key advantages for businesses, and links to Department of Labor apprenticeship resources.
  • Mentoring Guidelines (South Dakota): This white paper outlines activities that were developed to implement mentoring and support structures as well as implement mentoring effectiveness with best practices in healthcare careers.
  • Prior Learning (South Dakota): This white paper serves as a template for awarding credit for prior learning.
  • HIT261 Healthcare Software Map, Syllabus, discussions and reference material (Colorado): A Healthcare Software Map, Syllabus, Discussions, and Reference Material.
  • Healthcare Career Pathways (Rhode Island): There are two career pathways customized to Rhode Island: One is categorized as patient care; and the other as non-patient care.

Examples of Instructional materials for apprenticeship programs

  • Healthcare Data Analytics (Washington State): This program introduces students to the rapidly emerging field of healthcare data analytics.
  • Medical Assistant (Washington State): The Medical Assistant program prepares students to become multi-skilled professionals to perform a variety of patient-related tasks in physician offices and other health care settings.
  • Health IT Foundations/CAHIMS Preparation Course (Washington State/Missouri): The content in this course aligns with the HIMSS CAHIMS (Certified Associate in Healthcare Information & Management Systems) industry certification. The course is designed to provide both a solid foundation in health IT concepts and preparation for the certification exam.

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