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Professional Practice

Credits: 3
Course Number: 10-530-196

Course Description

10-530-196 PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE ...applies previously acquired skills and knowledge by means of clinical experiences in the technical procedures of health record systems and discussion of clinical situations. Student may participate in a supervised clinical experience in healthcare facilities (Prerequisite: 10-530-165, Intermediate Coding; Corequisites: 10-530-161, Health Quality Management; 10-530-166, HIT Capstone; 10-530-164 Intro to Health Informatics)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

Most NWTC classes are offered in 8-week sessions. Learn more about how our class schedule can help you succeed.

How can I use this course to achieve my career goals?

This course is associated with the following programs:

What will I learn?

  1. Exhibit professional and ethical behavior in a professional practice setting with assistance
  2. Manage health data in a clinical environment (billing, coding, deficiency analysis) with assistance IA-D
  3. Analyze clinical data to apply to health statistics, biomedical research, and quality management with assistance IIA-B
  4. Apply legal and regulatory requirements to healthcare delivery system information infrastructure with assistance IIIA-B
  5. Use information technology to manage health information (record tracking, release of information, coding, grouping, registries, billing, quality improvement, and imaging) with assistance IVA-E
  6. APPLY data governance principles to ensure the quality of health data
  7. APPLY coding and reimbursement systems
  8. MODEL professional behaviors and ethics
  9. APPLY informatics and analytics in data use
  10. APPLY organizational management techniques