week 1 discussion


A requirement of this course is membership in the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), which allows access to articles, communities of practice and other resources. To help orient you to the website, you have been assigned a component(s) of the website from the list below to explore and share. When you complete your discussion, remember that your peers explored other parts of the website. Your discussion should help them better understand the value you found within the pages of the website you were assigned to explore.

Explore your assigned section of the website and respond to the bulleted prompts under your assigned topic. Answer one of the following scenarios based upon the first letter of your last name:

  • If your last name begins with A-G: Training & Education

    • Visit the AHIMA (Links to an external site.) website. When you scroll over the “Training & Education” tab, you will see a category section, discuss the types of training and education provided by AHIMA. Consider when you might need these various types of education and address it within your discussion.
    • Looking at the topics listed within this section, click a topic that is of interest to you and your professional goals. Are there any trainings or educational opportunities that you would like to pursue in the future? Discuss these opportunities and why you like to purse them.
    • Is there anything else that stood out to you within this section that will be helpful to you or your peers?

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