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, student 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.
Prerequisite: Program coordinator approval and completion of all other major core courses.