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HIT   258 - Medical Coding Internship

Prerequisites: HIT 154, HIT 158, HIT 250, HIT 256, and HIT 259 (with a grade of C or better in each course) or permission of the Chairperson.

Description: Corequisites: HIT 256 and HIT 259 or permission of the Chairperson. Open to HIT majors only.
This course is a supervised work experience that provides students with exposure to coding practices in a hospital, physician's office, clinic or other health care setting with directed projects common to the typical coding tasks of a clinical coding specialist. Students are introduced to health information technology and coding procedures through observation, study and work. Weekly seminars reinforce work experience.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Credit Hours: 3
Department: Administrative Business Tech