IT professionals who work in health care settings require specialized skills, and the CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification validates those skills. This certification provides proof to any potential employer that an IT professional has not only the technical training required to do their job, but the specialized training needed to work well in a clinical setting.
The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician certification acknowledges the professional's ability to handle implementing, deploying, and supporting healthcare IT systems in a variety of clinical settings. Additionally, the certification validates a candidate's knowledge of regulatory requirements and organizational behavior found in healthcare settings. Those professionals with this certification have a significant knowledge of IT operations, medical business operations, code of conduct policies, and security best practices.
The HIT-001 CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician exam is required for this certification. The exam must be completed within an hour and has 75 questions. Candidates should have at least 500 hours of previous related work experience, or possess a CompTIA A+ certification before taking the exam.