The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician will provide students with the knowledge and skills required to implement, deploy, and support Health IT systems in various clinical settings. Successful candidates will understand regulatory requirements, healthcare terminology/acronyms, and possess a basic understanding of practice workflow while adhering to code of conduct policies and security best practices.
Potential candidates should possess a basic understanding of practice workflow while adhering to code of conduct policies and security best practices.
The exam is intended for IT professionals who are CompTIA A+ certified or have 500 hours of hands-on IT technical experience in the lab or field, plus the knowledge/skills necessary to deploy and support healthcare IT systems in clinical settings.
The typical student for this course is an experienced IT professional in a role such as desktop support technician, network administrator, systems administrator, or database administrator, who is looking for opportunities within the healthcare industry or may already be working within the healthcare industry. Such students want to prove through certification that they have the knowledge and skills required to implement, deploy, and support healthcare IT systems.
While there are no strict prerequisites, CompTIA intends the Healthcare IT Technician certificate to serve as an add-on to the CompTIA® A+® certification.
The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification exam covers:
The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician Exam is a vendor-neutral certification. The Healthcare IT Technician certification is intended to follow the CompTIA A+ certification, though A+ is not a prerequisite.