Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon Portland Community College

Course Content and Outcomes Guide for HIM 260 Effective Fall 2021

Course Number:
HIM 260
Course Title:
HIM Professional Practice Lab 1
Credit Hours:
3
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
0
Lab Hours:
90
Special Fee:

Course Description

Provides an opportunity to demonstrate competency in core health information management, revenue management and data management skills. Focuses on healthcare delivery systems and the policies and regulations that support data integrity and data governance. Prerequisites: HIM 105, HIM 107, HIM 131, and HIM 282. Prerequisites/concurrent: HIM 281, HIM 275. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students will be able to:

  1. Describe healthcare organizations and consumer engagement activities from the perspective of key stakeholders .
  2. Apply policies, regulations, strategies and standards to the management of information, data integrity and compliance of health record content.
  3. Evaluate data dictionaries and data sets for compliance with governance standards.
  4. Calculate statistics for healthcare operations and report the data through graphical representations.
  5. Identify the impact of policy on health care and describe research methodologies used in healthcare.

Course Activities and Design

Students will complete hands-on real-world activities using academic electronic health record and encoder resources, and word processing, spreadsheet and database software.  They will complete activities that prepare them for the on-site directed practice experience.  There will be teamwork activities.