HIT 197C: Practicum

Class Program
Credits 2
A virtual professional practice experience emphasizing practice with clinical code assignment using a variety of health record types/encounters. Focus on acceptable coding practices, clinical code assignment, and billing methodologies. Emphasis on building speed and accuracy. Encoder technology including coding reference software applications will be used. CCA examination preparation and career exploration will also be covered. Anticipated 40 hours of coding and additional time spent on related projects and case studies. Prerequisite: All program courses. (F, O)