HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT (HIM) PRACTICUM

HIM* 254

In this practicum, students apply knowledge gained from previous courses in coding, ethics and
billing in a workplace and by successfully navigating a state-of-the-art Electronic Health Record
(EHR) system . The classroom component of this course focuses on key issues impacting the
management of today’s healthcare information systems and explores how those issues impact delivery
of care . The HIM Practicum prepares students to enter information management positions within a
healthcare setting . The goals of this course are to provide a solid foundation for applying
managerial knowledge and to demonstrate the ability to express knowledge about information systems
in the healthcare industry . Prerequisites: CSA* 105, MED* 112, HIM* 102, HIM* 201, and HIM* 212 .