HIT-277 - Directed Clinical Practice 2

3 credits

This course will allow students to perform advanced functions of a health information management (HIM) department. Students will work in an actual work environment in a traditional setting. Activities will include application of all HIT coursework. The student will also learn professional skills to prepare them for employment in the HIM career field. Directed Clinical Practice 2 is a competency based learning experience in acute, ambulatory or long-term care facilities. Students demonstrate knowledge and skills in legal aspects of health information processing, coding and classification systems, Tumor Registry, integration and use of computer technology in the Health Information Department, and application of principles of management and supervision. 

Prerequisite(s): HIT-120  or HIT 122, HIT-125, HIT-145, HIT-267, minimum grade of C.

Previously known as: HIIT-243