HIT-001 : Pearson: CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician (Course & Lab)

Pearson: CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician (Course & Lab)
ISBN : 978-1-61691-758-6
Gain hands-on expertise in CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician (HIT) certification exam by Pearson HIT-001 course and performance based labs. Performance based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification is a vendor and technology-neutral credential designed for IT professionals to implement, deploy, and support healthcare IT systems in various clinical settings.


uCertify uses content from well known publishers, instructors, and subject matter experts. They have a minimum of 15 years of experience in their fields. uCertify brings these textbooks to life. It is full of interactive activities that keeps the learner engaged. uCertify brings all available learning resources for a topic in one place so that the learner can efficiently learn without going to multiple places. Challenge questions are also embedded in the chapters so learners can attempt those while they are learning about that particular topic. This helps them grasp the concepts better because they can go over it again right away which improves learning. Learners can do Flashcards, Exercises, Quizzes and Labs related to each chapter. At the end of every lesson, uCertify courses guide the learners on the path they should follow.

uCertify platform supports 50+ different types of interactive activities, connect the idea, or try it yourself lab activities embedded throughout its course. These interactive activities keeps learners engaged and makes learning fun.

Here's What You Get

Flashcards Quizzes Glossary

Each lesson comes with Flashcards & Quizzes. There is no limit to the number of times learners can attempt these. Flashcards help master the key concepts. Glossary defines the key terms.

Glossary of terms

Test Prep & Practice Questions

uCertify provides full length practice tests. These tests closely follow the exam objectives and are designed to simulate real exam conditions. Each course has a number of test sets consisting of hundreds of items to ensure that learners are prepared for the certification exam.

Here's What You Get

Pre-assessments Questions
Full Length Tests
Post-Assessments Questions


Full Remediation

Each question comes with detailed remediation explaining not only why an answer option is correct but also why the incorrect answer options are incorrect.

Unlimited Practice

Each test can be taken unlimited number of times until the learner feels they are prepared. Learner can review the test and read detailed remediation. Detailed test history is also available.

Learn, Test and Review Mode

Each test set comes with learn, test and review modes. In learn mode, learners will attempt a question and will get immediate feedback and complete remediation as they move on to the next question. In test mode, learners can take a timed test simulating the actual exam conditions. In review mode, learners can read through one item at a time without attempting it.


Online labs can be used to supplement training. uCertify labs are an inexpensive & safe way to explore and learn. uCertify labs are versatile - labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training.

Here's What You Get

Performance based lab
Video tutorials

Hands on Activities

CompTIA ® Healthcare IT Technician HIT-001 Authorized Cert Guide


Introducing Healthcare IT

  • Identifying acute care facilities
  • Understanding acuity level index
  • Understanding standard departments of hospitals

Introducing Data Flow in HIT

  • Understanding HIS
  • Understanding types of HL7 messages
  • Understanding functions of an interface engine
  • Identifying primary functions of HIS
  • Identifying the real-time transfer of data
  • Identifying the steps for the EDIS ADT data flow
  • Identifying steps in the pharmacy IS
  • Identifying steps to follow the EDIS data flow

Regulatory Requirements

  • Understanding healthcare clearinghouse
  • Understanding HIPAA rules
  • Understanding penalties defined by the ARRA
  • Understanding types of health information
  • Understanding BBA

Organizational Behavior

  • Configuring the UPS
  • Placing a printer in the hospital
  • Understanding communication methods
  • Identifying PBX system layers
  • Understanding VoIP
  • Understanding organizational structure of a hospital
  • Understanding anesthesiologist

IT Operations

  • Spotting the intranet network
  • Identifying T-carrier line transmission speeds
  • Identifying connectionless communication
  • Describing OSI layers
  • Identifying OSI layer functions
  • Identifying TCP/IP layers
  • Identifying TCP/IP protocol layers
  • Identifying client and server
  • Identifying application layer protocols
  • Connecting a workstation to the LAN and configuring IPv4 properties
  • Identifying 802.11 standards
  • Installation of the Print and Document Services Role
  • Identifying the cable
  • Understanding common TCP/ IP port assignments
  • Implementing virtualization
  • Understanding programming languages
  • Understanding services of cloud computing
  • Identifying Internet protocols and their standards
  • Connecting a system to a wireless network
  • Configuring a wireless access point
  • Connecting systems to the Internet through a router
  • Identifying encryption methods
  • Connecting a wireless router to the laptop
  • Connecting patch cables between the patch panel and switch ports
  • Configuring a Local Area Connection's TCP/IP Version 4 properties
  • Displaying the TCP/ IP network configuration values
  • Assigning a new IP address
  • Pinging a URL and identifying network communication
  • Displaying the path to reach a target host
  • Understanding types of power outlets
  • Setting up a surge protected computer system
  • Replacing the battery of a smartphone and inserting a memory card
  • Understanding types of communication standards

Medical Business Operations

  • Understanding trauma center levels and qualifications
  • Understanding controlled substance schedules or classifications
  • Naming inpatient departments in the hospital
  • Understanding environments or versions of IS


  • Identifying social engineering attacks
  • Describing malicious threats to networks
  • Understanding permission levels
  • Understanding the key fob
  • Encrypting and decrypting a message
  • Encrypting and decrypting a message using the RSA algorithm
  • Identifying encryption types
  • Identifying VPN protocols
  • Identifying VPN protocols
  • Identifying types of encryption standards
  • Establishing a remote desktop connection

Appendix A: CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician ACRONYMS

Appendix B: CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician Exam Topics

Exam Information

The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification was created due to a growing need for IT in the healthcare IT field. The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification is designed to be a vendor-neutral exam that measures your knowledge of industry-standard technologies and methodologies.

Prepare for the following certification

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: CompTIA ® Healthcare IT Technician HIT-001 Authorized Cert Guide

Lesson 2: Introduction

Lesson 3: Introducing Healthcare IT

  • The Importance of the HITECH Act
  • Getting to Know Healthcare
  • The Goals of Healthcare IT
  • Chapter Summary
  • Short Answer

Lesson 4: Introducing Data Flow in HIT

  • Learning Support Flow
  • Getting to Know Information Systems
  • Getting to Know HIS
  • Getting to Know the Interface
  • Following the Data Flow
  • Chapter Summary
  • Short Answer

Lesson 5: Regulatory Requirements

  • Identifying Standard Agencies, Laws, and Regulations
  • Learning HIPAA Controls and Compliance Issues
  • Learning Rules of Record Retention and Disposal
  • Learning Legal Best Practices and Documentation
  • Chapter Summary
  • Short Answer

Lesson 6: Organizational Behavior

  • Handling PHI
  • Applying Proper Communication Methods
  • Identifying EHR/EMR Access Roles and Responsibilities
  • Identifying Organizational Structures and Different Methods of Operation
  • Executing Daily Activities
  • Chapter Summary
  • Short Answer

Lesson 7: IT Operations

  • How the Internet or an Intranet Works
  • How a Network Works
  • Managing Network Resources
  • Configuring a Workstation and Peripherals
  • Chapter Summary
  • Short Answer

Lesson 8: Medical Business Operations

  • Understanding the Clinical Environment
  • Supporting Software Used in Healthcare Facilities
  • How a Healthcare Interface Works
  • Chapter Summary
  • Short Answer

Lesson 9: Security

  • What Are We Up Against?
  • Understanding Permission Levels
  • Understanding Physical Security
  • Using Password Best Practices
  • Understanding Encryption Types
  • How to Secure Wireless Networks
  • How to Remotely Access the Facility's Network
  • Securing Backups
  • Disposing of PHI
  • Chapter Summary
  • Short Answer

Lesson 10: Appendix A: CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician ACRONYMS

Lesson 11: Appendix B: CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician Exam Topics

Copyright © 2002-2017 uCertify / All Rights Reserved.