Health Information Technology - HIT 262
Professional Practice Experience
2 Credit Hours1 Lecture Hours4/20 Off-site Hours without Faculty
This course provides a professional practice experience (PPE) of a minimum of 40 hours for the student under the guidance of a health information management professional. The student will have the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills learned in the classroom to real-world health information functions. Students will utilize technical skills necessary to maintain a health information service, observe employee interactions and interact with health care professionals. Students will learn about professionalism in the workplace and will be required to create a professional resume.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
- Acceptance into the HIT Program.
- HIT 130 . (Legal)
(A course to be taken in the same semester as this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- Explore health record content for compliance with state and federal laws and accreditation and certification standards.
- Manage data for clinical indices/databases/registries, quality management, utilization management, risk management and/or other related studies.
- Maintain the accuracy and integrity of the primary and secondary health data according to applicable policies, procedures and guidelines.
- Explore common health information practices and business software applications in the execution of work processes.
- Interpret the impact of change management on processes, people and systems.
- Create a personal resume for health information management employment purposes.
- Demonstrate professional and ethical behavior.
- Determine compliance of health record content within the health organization.
- Apply legal processes impacting health information.
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