Requests for additionaI information about the Health Information Management Program should be directed to:
Jan Hunt-Shepherd, MHA, RHIA, CCS, CDIP, CPHQ
Health Information Management
Academic Complex, Office 413, 1906 College Heights Blvd.
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Admission to the College of Health and Human Services or University does not guarantee admission to the program. Acceptance into the HIM programs is based on a selective admission process and is based on space available. Applicants are considered on a competitive basis. There are no restrictions regarding age, sex, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.
Karen Sansom, MS, RHIA, CPHIMS
Associate Professor of Health Information Management
Office: Academic Complex, Office 413
HIM 220-Statistical Applications in Health Information Management
HIM 230-Computer Applications in Health Information Management
HIM 291-Advanced Medical Terminology
HIM 292-Pharmacology & Laboratory Diagnostics
HIM 295-Seminar & Professional Practice Experience
AH 290-Medical Terminology
Karen Sansom earned her BS degree in HIM from the Medical University of South Carolina and her Master's degree in Public Health from Western Kentucky University. She is an active member of the Kentucky Health Information Management Association, the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS). She holds certification from AHIMA as a Registered Health Information Administrator and from HIMSS as a Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems. She is also an AHIMA Approved ICD-10 Trainer.
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