Diploma in Medical Records Management (DMRM) is designed and developed to prepare and equip with necessary skills the persons working in medical and health related-registries, records centres, archival repositories.
It also introduces the fresh secondary school graduates to the basics of medical records management and prepares them to enter into the medical and health-related industry.
By the end of the course, the learners should be able to:
- Evaluate the theoretical, academic and experimental concepts in the medical records management as a profession
- Demonstrate skills and knowledge required in managing medical records
Learners entering this course should have any of the following minimum requirements:
- Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E) Mean Grade C and C- pass in English. Kiswahili.
- Kenya Certificate Education (KCE) Level – Division III and a pass in English. Kiswahili.
- A pass in Craft Certificate in Library, Archives and Information Studies(KNEC) or Certificate in Archives and Records Management OR Certificate in Library and Information Science from National Polytechnics or an institution recognized by university senate.
- Any other equivalent qualification recognized by the University Senate.
UNITS FOR THE COURSE
|DMRM 111:||INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL CONCEPTS AND TERMINOLOGY|
|DMRM 112:||COMMUNICATION SKILLS|
|DMRM 113:||PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF MANAGEMENT|
|DMRM 114:||LEGAL ASPECTS OF MEDICAL INFORMATION|
|DMRM 115:||MEDICAL RECORDS MANAGEMENT|
|DMRM 116:||ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY|
|DMRM 121:||INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY|
|DMRM 124:||INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PRACTICALS|
|DMRM 125:||MEDICAL STATISTICS|
|DMRM 131:||HEALTH INFORMATION SYSTEMS|
|DMRM 132:||ARCHIVES MANAGEMENT|
|DMRM 133:||PRESERVATION AND CONSERVATION OF INFORMATION MATERIALS|
|DMRM 134:||INFORMATION ENTREPRENEURSHIP|
|DMRM 135:||INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT|
|DMRM 136:||RESEARCH METHODS|
|DMRM 211:||Research Project|
|DMRM 212:||Industrial Attachment|
Unit for the course
Mode of delivery
Lectures, group discussions, Problem-Based Learning (PBL), industrial visits, practical sessions and presentations.
Modes of study
Full-time and Part-time
Four (4) trimesters equivalent of 1 year and 4 months.