CompTIA's HIT-001

HIT - Healthcare IT Technician

The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification is an industry recognized credential. This certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills required to implement, deploy, and support various Healthcare IT systems. uCertify’s guaranteed certification course for HIT-001 exam is comprehensive and helps you earn your certification and gain knowledge. Here’s what to expect from your uCertify course:

• 100% Exam Coverage • Interactive E-Book • Pre-Assessment • 677 Practice Questions with Full Explanations • 157 Interactive Quizzes • Test History and Performance Review and Powerful Analytics • Study Planner • Continuously Updated



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The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification is primarily targeted at IT technicians who wish to deploy and support IT operations and applications in U.S. clinical settings.

Skills Measured

  • U.S. regulatory requirements
  • Organizational behavior
  • IT operations
  • Medical business operations
  • Security

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HIT-001 Course Duration

uCertify's HIT-001 course is a self-paced, preparation course. The amount of time taken to prepare for the exam depends on your existing knowledge of the area and related experience. We recommend you to spend 3-4 hours if you have the CompTIA A+ certifcation.

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HIT-001 Course/Exam Objectives

  • Lesson 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.
  • Lesson 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.
  • Lesson 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.
  • Lesson 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.
  • Lesson 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

A CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • IT technicians.


HIT-001 Exam FAQs

What certificate do I earn on passing the HIT-001 exam?
If you pass CompTIA's HIT-001 exam you will get credit towards the following certification:
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 HIT-001 exam, click here.

At a Glance

HIT-001 Course Includes Free Buy
Lessons 1 5
Pre-Assessment Yes Yes
Practice Tests 0 8
Total Questions 30 677
Interactive Quizzes 15 157
Final Test No Yes

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