Professional Practice Experience (PPE) I

Students will build upon prerequisite knowledge gained through the first two semesters of the HIT program through application and experiential learning with the guidance and direction of a Qualified HIM professional. Content areas of data and records management, analysis of health information statistics, federal and state required databases/indexes/registries, information governance, protection (access, disclosure, storage, privacy and security) and flow of health information within a healthcare organization will be addressed through professional practice experience (PPE), and/or simulated activities, allowing the student to demonstrate critical thinking and application of prior learning in a workforce situation.

PPE Hours: 45