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Course Description

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Health Information Technology - HIT 262

Professional Practice Experience

2 Credit Hours
1 Lecture Hours
4/20 Off-site Hours without Faculty

Course Description

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.)

Course Competencies

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.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Winter; 2022; HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/10/2022

 262217842Profess Prac ExpHYBRC2Chapo P10/10/0Open$37.00T  09:00 AM-12:54 PM RC485

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday