Jan 27, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

HIMT 2308 - Professional Practice Experience II

Credit hours: 3

Prerequisites: Pre- and corequisites should be defined by individual institutions and must be courses from General Education Requirements - Core and Major Field Core Courses.

Course Description:
A study of supervisory and management functions with focus on planning, organizing, staffing, directing, and controlling in healthcare organizations.  Special emphasis will study managerial techniques to supervise, motivate, counsel, lead, train, and communicate with staff in health information services.  Students will meet objectives through assignment to a health care facility on or through the use of virtual simulation projects.


Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Develop and/or apply policies and procedures to the management of assigned tasks within a health information management department.
  2. Apply current laws, accreditation, licensure, and certification standards related to health information initiatives from the national, state, local, and facility levels.
  3. Analyze the documentation in the health record to ensure it supports the diagnosis and reflects the patient’s progress, clinical findings and discharge status.