HIT 229 Professional Practice Experience II (3 credits)

Students in the Health Information Technology program are required to complete a professional practice experience within a healthcare setting. The main purpose of this experience is to integrate the didactic (lecture) component with the clinical (practice) component. Students will utilize the knowledge they have gained from the classroom lectures and laboratory experiences in the clinical setting. Each student will spend 15 days (120 hours) in a healthcare facility. The student is responsible for the arrangement and costs of transportation to and from the clinical site, parking, and proper work attire. Prerequisite: HIT 101, HIT 102, HIT 110, HIT 201, HIT 205, HIT 212. Co-requisite: HIT 202.