Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

HIT-550 Professional Practice Experience I (2.5)

Combines the theory of health information management with supervised practice in selected health care settings. Introduces the student to the Health Information Management/Medical Record department, its specific health information systems, filing systems, numbering systems, indexes, registries, etc., including health care provider specific coding practices. Coordinated by the college. Credits: 2.5, Hours: (0.5/0/6/0), Coreq: HIT-220, HIT-360; Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B

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