HIT 5000 Practicum in Applied Health Informatics
1-3 semester credit hours
Prerequisites: Consent of instructor
Description: During the practicum, each student will select an area of interest in which to apply the knowledge and skill gained during the didactic courses. Students will become active participants in the work of developing informatics-based applications and/or applying informatics science and skills to address an information management need. Each student will develop a specific set of goals to be accomplished. The student’s advising committee and practicum supervisor must approve these goals. These goals will reflect the student’s area of interest and the needs of the organization. This course is graded on a pass/fail basis and is repeated for a maximum of six semester credit hours to meet degree requirements.