February 16, 2010
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(Durham, N.C.) – Donald “Nick” Rouse, program director and an instructor in the Health Information Technology program at Durham Technical Community College, recently passed the Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA) exam. Rouse correctly answered 348 of the 400 questions during the four-hour exam. The exam covered health data management; health statistics and research support; information technology and systems, organization and management; privacy, security, and confidentiality; and legal and regulatory standards. Durham Tech is the only community college in the state whose Health Information Technology program is led by an administrator with a doctorate and RHIA certification.
Rouse holds a Doctor of Education degree in Adult Education from the University of Georgia, a Master of Science degree from Georgia College and State University, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Fort Valley State University. He earned an MBA from the Keller Graduate School.
A native of Macon, Ga., Rouse joined the faculty of Durham Tech in 2009.