CCOG for HIM 262 Spring 2024

Course Number:
HIM 262
Course Title:
HIM Professional Practice Lab 3
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Course Description

Provides an opportunity to demonstrate competency in core health information management, revenue management and data management skills. Focuses on revenue cycle and management functions, as well as medical coding from case studies. Prerequisites: HIM 261. Prerequisites/concurrent: HIM 272, HIM 271. Audit available.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students will be able to:

  1. Determine diagnosis and procedure codes according to official guidelines.
  2. Evaluate revenue cycle processes and compliance with regulatory requirements and reimbursement methodologies.
  3. Demonstrate fundamental leadership skills using behaviors that embrace cultural diversity.
  4. Identify human resource strategies for organizational best practices and the impact of organizational change.
  5. Utilize data-driven performance improvement techniques for decision making.
  6. Utilize financial management processes.
  7. Identify processes of workforce training for healthcare operations.

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.