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HIT 524 - HIT Prof Practice Exp II

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 8
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This is a supervised professional practice experience designed to give the student exposure to advanced level functions in various healthcare settings. Coding, transcribing, auditing, billing, and quality improvement activities will be emphasized. The student will be required to meet written goals and objectives, submit a written report on the learning experience, and undergo a professional and technical skills evaluation. If possible, the instructor will assist with site placement.
Prerequisite: Completion of the first four semesters of HIT courses with a GPA of 2.0 and a 2.0 in all HIT courses, or instructor approval
Competencies
  1. Organize for the field experience.
    1. Formulate Health Information Technology goals.
    2. Define job responsibilities and objectives for the professional practice experience.
  2. Increase occupational proficiencies
    1. List the necessary skills utilized during experience
    2. Develop best practices for practicing skills
  3. Meet reporting deadlines
    1. Identify required reports and time sheets
    2. Complete reports with adequate data
    3. Submit reports and time sheets as required
  4. Evaluate professional practice experience
    1. Demonstrate appropriate skills in assigned tasks through evaluation
    2. Discuss professional practice experiences and evaluations
  5. Conclude learnings from practicum experience
    1. Organize professional practice experience final presentation
    2. Perform final presentation for Health Information Technology program
  6. Demonstrate professionalism
    1. Demonstrate a professional appearance and manner
    2. Use ethical principles, following all HIPAA requirements
    3. Show a professional attitude through participation in learning and meeting deadlines
    4. Use interpersonal communication skills to promote collaboration

Competencies Revised Date: 2019



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