Mar 21, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

HIM 2810C - Professional Practice Experience II: HIM Leadership and Roles in Non-Traditional Settings

Credit Hours: 2.0

Prerequisite(s): HIM1000 with C and HIM2012 with C and HIM2814 with C
Corequisite(s): None

This course is a combination of learning professional leadership skills while learning to apply skills in community professional volunteer opportunities. Students will learn documentation requirements, reimbursement systems, federal and state laws, and data sets for various alternative settings/levels of care. The course also explores issues relating to transcription, small medical offices and preparing to enter the HIM workforce. This course requires a student to participate in Santa Fe College’s Leadership Program to include volunteering in a leadership and/or member role of an association committee; either with HISA, NEFHIMA, FHIMA and/or AHIMA. A minimum of 30 hours is to be done during regular work hours; all required data elements are to be current and in student file prior to placement; long distance learners to contact program director to plan proactively for placement Note: Course must be passed with a C or better. Projects within the course may require use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, YouTube, and the Internet. The course content results in various levels of coverage of 2018 AHIMA Competencies for the various coverage levels by Domain. Students are advised that this course covers a wide range of topics, and it is important to keep up with all assignments. Students are encouraged to contact the instructor at any time if they feel uneasy about the course material.

Parallel: College Transfer (A.A. and A.S)