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HT2500D - Health Information Technology Practicum - 6 Credits

The practicum is designed to allow students to participate in a supervised setting to gain practice experience in a health information department or other approved practice setting or organization. Through the application of concepts and theories, students will demonstrate skills in record retrieval, data abstraction and analysis; record retention, release of information, and coding; and observation of supervisory and planning activities. Students will prepare a written report of their practical learning experience. Practicum placement will be at a site assigned by the practicum coordinator. Students will spend up to 90 hours at a practicum site during the quarter in which they are enrolled. (30 hours lecture, 90 hours practicum)

Prerequisite: Program coordinator or chair approval and completion of all other Major Core courses except HT2129D or HT2135D

Delivery: online