pearson-hit-001 : Pearson: CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician

Pearson: CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician
ISBN : 978-1-61691-539-1

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

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Exam FAQs
What are the prerequisites for this exam?
While there are no official prerequisites for the CompTIA HIT-001 exams, both CompTIA and uCertify strongly recommend candidates to have CompTIA A+ or 500 hours of hands-on IT technical experience in the healthcare IT field.
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 109

Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.

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 is the format of the exam?
The exam consists of linear, fact based and multiple choice questions.
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?

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, click here.

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

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