Health Information Technology Requirements and Application

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From submitting your application to admission to registration, WITC is available to help guide you through the admissions process. To help you successfully complete this program, WITC has developed a set of program requirements and functional ability criteria. For students with a disability, reasonable accommodations are available to help you be successful in the program of your choice. 


2021-22

Admission Requirements

The first step to get admitted is to fill out a Northwood Tech application, and Northwood Tech will guide you from there. If you're not quite ready to become a student, visit a campus to get the full Northwood Tech experience. A campus tour will give you the opportunity to meet staff, instructors and students, tour the campus and get a real feel for the campus culture. 

Please refer to the 2022-23 Requirements & Application page for FY23 additional program information.

Program-Specific Requirements

  • Submit Background Check fee
  • Have an acceptable National Criminal Background Check and state-specific caregiver background check for where the HIT clinical experience will be completed.
  • Pass a physical exam, have current immunizations and demonstrate negative status for tuberculosis (Tb)
  • Decision to not receive vaccinations may limit ability to obtain clinical placement based upon meeting site placement requirements
  • Review and sign Health Sciences Confidentiality Statement
  • Review and complete the computer skills inventory
  • Review Health Information Technology program orientation materials
  • Meet with Health Information Technology program advisor to determine program sequencing and completion goals

 

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2021-22 Health Information Technology Student Handbook

Health Information Technology Orientation - Fall 2021

HIT Orientation dates have completed for academic year 2021-22. Please refer to the 2022-23 Requirements & Application page for updated information.

Health Information Technology Withdrawal

  • Instructions for Withdrawal from HIT Core Courses 

    • If you are at this webpage, it means your HIT Academic Advisor has been notified that you dropped your HIT course (530-xxx) courses.

      • If you are withdrawing from your HIT core (530-xxx) courses, the HIT program would like to gather data regarding your decision to withdraw.  This data is useful in the HIT planning process.  Thank you for providing this information.
      • Please carefully review the Withdrawal from the HIT Program form.  Please complete the form electronically and email to amanda.abrahamson@NorthwoodTech.edu
      • If you have questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact Amanda Abrahamson, HIT Program Director, at amanda.abrahamson@NorthwoodTech.edu or 715.246.1801.

Technology Requirements

If using Macintosh or Linux based computers, coursework must be submitted using your Office365 tools provided with your WITC email account. It is important to verify with your Program Faculty if non-Windows based computers are acceptable in the program.

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Contact

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Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Tia Dietz

Admissions Advisor

715.788.7144

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Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

715.685.3039

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New Richmond Admissions Contact

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

715.752.8119

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Superior Admissions Contact

Rachel Lee

Admissions Advisor

715.319.7331

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