CompTIA's HIT-001

HIT - Healthcare IT Technician

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Prepare for the following certification

The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification is primarily targeted at IT technicians who wish to deploy and support IT operations and applications in a healthcare setting.

Skills Measured

CompTIA's Healthcare IT Technician certification measures a candidate's skills in the following areas:

  • Regulatory requirements
  • Organizational behavior
  • IT operations
  • Medical business operations
  • Security

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HIT-001 Course Duration

This is a self-paced, independent study program, so there are no minimum or maximum restrictions placed by uCertify. The amount of time you will take depends on your existing knowledge of the area and related experience, as well as your availability. uCertify recommends at least 2-3 weeks of preparation, assuming you are already familiar and experienced with basic IT hardware and software, networking and security fundamentals.

HIT-001 Course/Exam Objectives

  • Chapter 1: Regulatory Requirements
    • Identify standard agencies, laws, and regulations.
    • Explain and classify HIPAA controls and compliance issues.
    • Summarize regulatory rules of record retention, disposal, and archiving.
    • Explain and interpret legal best practices, requirements, and documentation.
  • Chapter 2: Organizational Behavior
    • Use best practices for handling PHI in the workplace.
    • Identify EHR/EMR access roles and responsibilities.
    • Apply proper communication methods in the workplace.
    • Identify organizational structures and different methods of operation.
    • Given a scenario, execute daily activities while following a code of conduct.
  • Chapter 3: IT Operations
    • Identify commonly used IT terms and technologies.
    • Demonstrate the ability to setup a basic PC workstation within an EHR/EMR environment.
    • Given a scenario, troubleshoot and solve common PC problems.
    • Install and configure hardware drivers and devices.
    • Compare and contrast basic client networks and tools.
    • Setup basic network devices and apply basic configuration settings.
    • Given a scenario, troubleshoot and solve common network problems.
    • Explain the features of different backup configurations and the associated maintenance practices.
    • Classify different server types, environments, features, and limitations.
    • Compare and contrast EHR/EMR technologies and how each is implemented.
  • Chapter 4: Medical Business Operations
    • Identify commonly used medical terms and devices.
    • Explain aspects of a typical clinical environment.
    • Identify and label different components of medical interfaces.
    • Determine common interface problems and escalate when necessary.
    • Explain the basics of document imaging.
    • Given a scenario, determine common clinical software problems.
    • Describe change control best practices and its system-wide effects.
  • Chapter 5: Security
    • Explain physical security controls.
    • Summarize the different encryption types and when each is used.
    • Apply best practices when creating and communicating passwords.
    • 4 Classify permission levels based on roles.
    • Identify different remote access methods and security controls.
    • Recognize wireless security protocols and best practices.
    • Implement best practices in secure disposal of electronic or physical PHI.
    • Implement backup procedures based on disaster recovery policies.
    • Identify common security risks and their prevention methods.

Career Prospects

The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification is primarily targeted at IT technicians who wish to deploy and support IT operations and applications in a healthcare setting.

HIT-001 Exam FAQ's

What certificate do I earn on passing the vendor certification?
If you pass CompTIA's HIT-001 exam you will get credit towards the following certification:
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 100
Where do I take the exam?
The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician exam is administered by Pearson VUE at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the Pre-requisites of the exam?
The exam is intended for IT professionals who are CompTIA A+ certified or have 500 hours of hands-on IT technical experience in the lab or field, plus the knowledge/skills necessary to deploy and support healthcare IT systems in clinical settings. uCertify strongly recommends some knowledge of IT networking and security as well.
How many questions are asked on 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 passingthe this certification examination, CompTIA's retake policy is:

  • There is no limit to the number of retakes for a candidate who has failed their exam
  • There is no waiting period between the first and second attempt to pass such examination. However, if you need a third or subsequent attempt to pass the certification, you shall be required to wait for a period of at least fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of your last attempt before you can retake the exam.
  • If you have already passed the exam, it cannot be taken again without prior consent from CompTIA.
  • Candidates must pay the exam price each time they attempt the exam. CompTIA does not offer any free re-tests or discounts on retakes.
What is the validity of the certification?
CompTIA's Healthcare IT Technician certification is a lifetime certification and currently does not require renewal. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information on this exam?
You can find more information about the HIT-001 here:
HIT-001 Course Includes Free Buy
Chapters 1 5
Practice Tests 1 8
Total Questions (inc. quizzes) 30 757
Interactive Quizzes 15 157
Final Test No Yes

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