HIT-001-lab : Pearson: CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician HIT-001

Pearson: CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician HIT-001
ISBN : 978-1-61691-731-9

Gain hands-on expertise in CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician (HIT) certification exam by Pearson HIT-001 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.



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Here's What You Get

Performance based lab
Video tutorials

Hands on Activities

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

Exam Information

The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification is primarily targeted at IT technicians who want to deploy and support IT operations and applications in clinical settings that range from individual practices to healthcare facilities.

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Career Prospects
  • Technical Support Staff
  • Healthcare Help Desk Specialist
  • Healthcare Desktop Support
  • Software Support Staff
Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 106
Where do I take the exam?
The HIT-001 exam is administered by Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?
CompTIA A+ certification or 500 hours-on IT technical experience in the healthcare IT field.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 75 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
60 minutes
What is the passing score?

(on a scale of 100-900)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the HIT-001 examination, CompTIA's retake policy is:

  •  CompTIA does not require a waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, if you need a third or subsequent attempt to pass the examination, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
  •  If a candidate has passed an exam, he/she cannot take it again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  •  A test result found to be in violation of the retake policy will not be processed, which will result in no credit awarded for the test taken. Repeat violators will be banned from participation in the CompTIA Certification Program.
  •  Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer free re-tests or discounts on retakes.
What is the validity of the certification?
CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification does not expire unless CompTIA changes its policy.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the pearson-HIT-001-lab, click here.

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