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HCIN Course Outcomes


Networking for Healthcare I (HCIN-1000)

Students will be able to:

  • Recognize and understand the purpose and uses of modern computer system components and their interaction within a modern computer.
  • Understand the interaction of computer software and its control and interaction with computer hardware allowing the application of services that computer software can provide.
  • Understand how to connect to public and private wired and wireless networks utilizing computer hardware and programming techniques and recognize the types and drawbacks of different connections utilizing the IEEE 802.11x standards.
  • Understand the skills necessary to create, manage and support a modern integrated networking design.
  • Understand the uses availability and application of current networking and computer hardware and software to provide a minimal level of security to the network and end user.
  • Apply basic analysis and troubleshooting methodology to troubleshoot basic computer and network routing problems.
  • Physically wire and connect various computer and network equipment, choosing the proper cabling technologies to physically interconnect multiple network designs and configurations.
  • Use a network simulation program to implement various network designs and simulations applicable to current and future networks, including programming, IP addressing and testing procedures.

Networking for Healthcare II (HCIN-1001)

Students will be able to:

  • Examine numerous ways to connect to the internet and recognize uses, flaws and security concerns with information contained there.
  • Recognize the various duties and responsibilities of help-desk personnel and the application of techniques to solve individual problems.
  • Learn the methodology, formal process and documentation of planning and upgrading a new or existing network facility.
  • Plan, analyze and implement currently used internet addressing schemes to plan and organize an efficient addressing implementation plan for a new or existing facility network.
  • Program various Cisco routing equipment utilizing the native Cisco operating system (IOS) to implement the addressing and design parameters explored earlier and construct a working network.
  • Apply troubleshooting principles and techniques to correct flaws and misconfigurations from configured networks.
  • Interface with Cisco equipment to troubleshoot connections to or from an Internet Service Provider (ISP) to maintain reliable and resilient services.
  • Use presentation methods to prepare plan and design a presentation to prospective employers, customers or suppliers.

Networking for Healthcare III (HCIN-1002)

Students will be able to:

  • Describe and present the healthcare issues in the United States.
  • Explain and present the protocols, safety procedures, and privacy considerations when working in a healthcare environment.
  • Discuss the role of information technology in healthcare and the levels of support or troubleshooting a medical group network.
  • Demonstrate the use of IT healthcare applications affects network design.
  • Describe and show an understanding of the workflow of a medical practice. and how that workflow must be adjusted for implementation of electronic medical records.
  • Describe and demonstrate the benefits of a hierarchical design and the basic functions of the core, distribution, and access layers.
  • Implement security requirements for medical data at the access layer.
  • Describe and present the security and design considerations when implementing or connecting to a data center.
  • Implement wireless and security design considerations into the medical group network.

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