analysis of the skills and requirements for a career in healthcare information technology

Write an analysis of the skills and requirements for a career in healthcare information technology, including a self-reflection of the skill development you will need in order to enter a career in healthcare information technology.  Your analysis should be four to seven pages, double-spaced with standard-size font, and should include the following points:

  1. Trends in health information technology.
  2. Current and developing skill requirements in HIT.
  3. Skills possessed by current top performers in HIT.
  4. Self-reflection; what needed skills do you now possess and what skills must you develop.

Grading Rubric

This section describes how your assignment will be graded. Except in the case of plagiarism, cheating, or copying, you cannot lose more than 100 points.

This assignment is worth 100 points in the “Assignments” category of the course grading plan.

The Assignment as a Whole

Failure to follow instructions: Up to 20points subtracted .

Grammar, spelling, and organization: Up to 20 points subtracted .

Incorrect citation or use of the works of others: Up to 50 points for the assignment as a whole. When you use the words or ideas of others, you need a citation in the text that ties to an entry in your “References” section. When you quote another’s work, you need quotation marks in addition to the citation and reference. . For an example, see An Example of Proper Writing in the “Required Reading” module.

Plagiarism, cheating, or copying another’s work: A zero on the assignment and referral to the Student Conduct and Academic Integrity office for other penalties.

Late work: Late work will not be accepted by Desire2Learn and will be recorded as a zero.

The Assignment by Parts

Each of the parts of the assignment will be assessed according to

  1. Depth of coverage
  2. Completeness
  3. Organization