Feb 23, 2024  
2022-23 Academic Catalog 
2022-23 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


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HIT-267 - Professional Practice Experience

3 credits
This course will allow students to perform beginner and advanced functions of a health information management (HIM) department. Students will work in an actual on-site environment in a healthcare setting. Activities will include application of HIT coursework. The student will also learn professional skills to prepare them for employment in the HIM career field. The Professional Practice Experience is a competency based learning experience in acute, ambulatory, long-term care facilities or other healthcare related settings. Students demonstrate knowledge and skills in record content, abstracting, electronic medical record, filing, analyzing, legal aspects of records, coding and other functions. A minimum of 40 onsite hours are required. Students are also required to complete software application activities through AHIMA’s VLAB.

Corequisite(s):  ,  , HIT-125  and HIT-145  with a minimum grade of C.

Course previously known as: HIIT-143

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