AHIMA Virtual Lab-  http://campus.ahima.org/vlab/

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This link will take you to the information page for the AHIMA Virtual Lab.  Collin students will register during the first few weeks of class and complete assigned exercises during the semester.


Virtual Lab System Requirements

To experience the AHIMA Virtual Lab, your system must meet the requirements outlined below. We do recognize that the computer equipment at each school varies, so we have tried to design the lab to work with most modern PCs.


2009-10 Virtual Lab system requirements for individual users’ PCs (subject to change).



Only Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista are supported (Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System has not been officially certified for the Virtual Lab. However in limited testing Windows 7 has performed well in the Virtual Lab) Mac’s are not currently supported

Internet Explorer version 7: (You can use Firefox 3.0 but it requires special add on's. Your IT staff can contact us for Firefox configuration)†

Internet Explorer 8 works under compatibility mode but not officially supported by Vlab until further notice

o  ActiveX enabled

o  JavaScript enabled (typically enabled by default)

o  Able to accept browser cookies (typically enabled by default)

Adobe Acrobat Reader version 9.0 or higher (a free plug-in for viewing .PDF files)

Macromedia Flash Player (a free plug-in for viewing Macromedia Flash movies)

Java Runtime (a free plug-in for viewing downloaded applets)

Windows media player (installed by default on PCs but some places have them disabled)

Citrix download (Citrix-Presentation Server Client Package to be used for Cerner EHR)


·  1Ghz Intel or AMD processor (minimum)

·  1 GB of RAM (minimum)

·  The Lab is best viewed at a screen resolution of 1024 x 768. Otherwise you may experience clipping or pixilated content.


·  USB ports

· Firewall (Connecting to the lab requires that you have port 443 open. Please see your network administrator for assistance)


Additional Tools::ls:

Virtual Lab Browser Test

Forgot your Virtual Lab Username or Password?

Virtual Lab FAQ's and Best Practice Guide