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HIT594-C HIT Practicum A Professional Practice I 1 This is an instructor-supervised professional practice experience. It is designed to introduce you to the daily operations and function of the health information management department. You will use newly acquired knowledge and skills through observation and interaction. You will be required to meet written goals and objectives, undergo an evaluation, and submit a written report on your learning experience. Prerequisite: HIT370-C HIT595-C HIT Practicum B Professional Practice II 1 This is a supervised 40-hour professional practice experience designed to give you exposure to another healthcare setting. Practical application of acquired entry-level skills is emphasized. You will be required to meet written goals and objectives, undergo a work evaluation, and submit a written report on your learning experience. Prerequisites: HIT370-C, HIT250-E, HIT380-C HIT596-A HIT Practicum I 2 This course provides supervised clinical experience in health care settings. As a distance learning student, the clinic site will be arranged for you by the instructor unless your instructor informs you otherwise. Site will be chosen based on proximity to student and availability of HIT-trained, on-site supervisor(s). Emphasis will be placed on practical application of basic concepts in the health care setting. Upon completion, student should be able to apply basic health information management theory to health care facility practices. HIT597-C HIT Practicum II Professional Practice III 4 This is a supervised 200-hour professional practice in a healthcare setting. Emphasis will be placed on practical application of entry-level skills, management skills, and project organization skills acquired throughout the program. You will be required to meet written goals and objectives, undergo a work evaluation, complete a project, and submit a written report on your learning experience. Prerequisite: Successfully completed all HIT courses with a “C” or better grade. HIT601-E Medical Transcription 2 This course provides opportunities to practice and develop basic skills in the use of transcription equipment, gain familiarity with common formats of medical reports and common medical terminologies. Reference sources are discussed and students receive laboratory experience in transcribing medical records and forms, case histories, consultation reports, operative records, and discharge summaries dictated by real physicians and encompassing all body systems. Prerequisites: HSC113, HIT120, CSC110 HIT602-C Medical Transcription 3 Instruction will include basic transcription techniques, concepts, word processing hardware and software, and a variety of transcription equipment. You will also learn additional medical terminology and common abbreviations specific to a variety of healthcare specialties. Prerequisites: HSC113-E, HIT370-C Keyboarding skills: be able to pass a typing test at 40 WPM with accuracy. HIT946-C Seminar 1 This is a capstone course designed to help you develop research and presentation skills, bring you up to date with current healthcare trends, and review entry-level competencies in preparation for the RHIT certification exam. This should be taken the last semester of the program. HIT949-A Special Topics 1 This course offers a specialized study or project under the supervision of a faculty member and approved by the dean. It may not duplicate any course already in the catalog. Students earn credit based upon the agreed credit and contact hours. Instructor permission required. Health Sciences ______________________________________________________ HSC105-E Intro to Health Occupations I 1 Issues and practices in the health care industry. In-depth exploration of health careers and employment expectations to assist in career development decisions. HSC106-A Contemporary Health Issues 3 An exploration of areas of human health. The topics will include health, psychosocial health, chemical alteration of behavior, human sexuality, personal health care, disease, health in society and the life cycle. HSC111-A Issues in Health & Society 3 This course presents an overview of current issues, concepts, and theories in health. It provides students with well-developed, carefully considered, and sharply opposed points of view on issues in health and society. This course provides both an overview of areas of conflict in health as well as ways of looking at the conflicts. The purpose of this course is to introduce a number of contemporary topics in order to illustrate how controversies are viewed from a healthcare perspective. HSC113-E Medical Terminology 2 Medical terminology is the language of medicine. This course is designed to utilize word parts (prefixes, suffixes, word roots, etc.) in the construction and analysis of medical terms. The course introduces medical terms, eponyms, acronyms, and abbreviations in a structured anatomical approach. Emphasis is placed on word analysis, spelling, definition, pronunciation, and usage of medical terms. HSC114-E Medical Terminology 3 This course is an individualized course which includes spelling and definitions of medical terms including word parts, human body structure, common psychiatric terms and the following body systems: integumentary, respiratory, urinary, male and female reproductive, obstetrics and neonatology, cardiovascular and lymphatic, digestive, eye, ear, musculoskeletal, nervous and endocrine systems. HSC143-A Pharmacology 3 This course is designed to help nursing students, medical assistant students, and students of other allied health occupations, a continuing education update for practitioners in the health care field, part of a refresher program for practitioners returning to health occupations, and a supplemental or reference book for practitioners wishing to extend their knowledge beyond basic training in specific health occupations. HSC172-E Nurse Aid 3 Emphasis in the course is on students achieving a basic level of knowledge and demonstrating skills to provide safe, effective resident care in a nursing home. It includes an overview of functions of effective nurse aides. Northwest Iowa Community College Catalog 2016–2017 Health Information Technology 138


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