HCTM 475 Healthcare Information Technology Field Studies • 5 Cr.
- Healthcare Technology Management
Provides students with the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of the healthcare environment through industry internship, practicum or series of field trips. Prerequisite: Accptance into program and permission of instructor.
After completing this class, students should be able to:?Articulate key personal and professional goals as they relate to health IT professions and assess and make a selection from employment settings in the context of these goals ?Research health IT roles and settings and evaluate advantages and limitations in the context of your professional goals and preferences ?Develop and document goals for the practicum/internship/field studies along with assessment criteria ?Develop, reinforce, apply and integrate skills that have been learned throughout the health IT program ?Complete a detailed log documenting the work and the corresponding time spent on jobs or projects ?Analyze, through a written self-evaluation, the results of the learning experience and reflect on the effectiveness of the setting selection, prior preparation, accomplished work, relation and communication with industry professionals, and lessons learned ?Translate your learning experience into career goals for your future profession in health IT ?Receive a satisfactory performance evaluation from industry professionals you interacted with ?Develop a research paper related to the internship, practicum, field trip or job shadow experience on a current topic in health IT, including documentation and analysis of research, and discussion of impact on elements of the healthcare system