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2016-2017 Catalog 
2016-2017 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

HIT 275 - Medical Coding Practicum

2 credit hours - 90 hours supervised, unpaid field experience.
Perform the medical coding practicum in a clinical setting or in the Virtual Laboratory. In the clinical setting, gain 90 hours of practical experience in a variety of settings, such as medical offices, clinical, hospitals or insurance companies. Observe and perform the coding of health data, the retrieving and analyzing of medical records, abstraction and interpretation of health data and managing of health data. In the Virtual Laboratory, under instructor supervision, participate in a virtual in-house laboratory, which includes a variety of coding exercises using authentic patient charts. Utilize a logic-based encoder that has ICD-9 and ICD-10 coding choices.

Prerequisite(s): MDA 116 , HIT 221  and HIT 222 .

Course Outcomes
Core Competencies
Core 1 Communication Core 2 Technology Fluency Core 3 Information Literacy Core 4 Personal Wellness Core 5 Self Management Core 6 Scientific Reasoning Core 7 Quantitative Reasoning Core 8 Social and Civic Responsibility Core 9 Global Perspective Core 10 Innovative and Critical Thinking