05/23/2011 - 08/08/2011
Clinical Site Visits
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
SCHEDULE FOR HITT 2360 Clinical
August 27, 2010 Mandatory Meeting
-Apply for graduation
-Bring Code Books for Mock Exam
-Photo ID will be taken
-Coding Case Studies
August 30, 2010 thru December 12, 2010 Clinical Assignments
December 1, 2010 Notebooks/binders are due by 12 noon
December 8, 2010 Notebooks/binder returned
TEXTBOOK: ICD-9-CM 2010
COURSE DESCRIPTION: A health-related work-based learning experience that enables the student to apply specialized occupational theory, skills, and concepts. Direct supervision is provided by the clinical professional. Clinical hours can vary during the week. Attendance of 192 hours on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Fridays (during the day) or as assigned by department chair and clinical site.
Prerequisite: HITT 1305, HITT 1213, and HITT 1441.
Student Learning Outcomes/Learning Objectives
COURSE OBJECTIVES: Upon completion of HITT 2360 the students should be able to discuss medical coding, explain how to code records, perform or demonstrate the medical coding function. Upon completion of the clinical assignments, the student should have gained sufficient knowledge in the area of health record processing and entry-level competencies for as demonstrated by the ability to:
1. Define data elements for institution wide data collection and design forms for data collection.
2. Collect and report data on incomplete records and timeliness of record completion.
3. Retrieve patient data from departmental databases.
4. Interpret statistical data.
5. Attend and take minutes at committee meetings.
6. Perform quantitative record analysis to evaluate compliance with regulations and standards.
7. Release patient specific data to authorized users and request patient specific information from other sources.
8. Maintain and enforce patient health record confidentiality requirements to include HIPAA guidelines.
9. Assist in preparing the facility for an accreditation, licensing and/or certification surveys; ie. The Joint Commission, as appropriate and technology use.
10. Use common software packages (e.g., spreadsheets, databases, word processing, graphics, presentation, statistical, email).
11. Protect data integrity and validity using software or hardware technology.
12. Demonstrate knowledge of current technology (e.g., Electronic Medical Record or Electronic Health Record software).
13. Demonstrate competency in Interpersonal Skills.
14. Communicate information regarding class material to others and instructor.