Health care IT workshop set

Gorge Health Connect Inc. sponsors an Electronic Health Record workshop for healthcare students, workforce and caregivers of the Mid Columbia region on Oct. 27.

Topics to be covered include history of modern healthcare and technology, health information (IT) privacy and security, financial incentives for the use of health IT, documentation practices, patient safety and more.

Students will practice skills in role-based activities such as clinician, nurse and medical assistant, using an actual electronic health record.

Student progress will be assessed through multiple-choice self- assessments.

The workshop will be at The Dalles Campus of Columbia Gorge Community College. Contact CGCC to register. Cost is $59; limited scholarships are available. Contact anna@mcedd.org.

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