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AHE 124 - Health Unit Coordinator Externship

5.0 Credits
Practical experience in the functional role of the health unit coordinator. Students will be supervised by instructor and staff at a variety of facilities. Prerequisite: AHE 121 , 122  and completion of or concurrent enrollment in AHE 123 . Permit code required.

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Participate as a member of the health care team. [ACT]
  2. Demonstrate a professional and positive attitude in the workplace. [ACT]
  3. Perform technical procedures and demonstrate proper use of available equipment at the work site including computers, phone systems, monitoring systems and other miscellaneous equipment as required by the assigned facility. [REASON]
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of order transcription to include requests, notification and processing. [REASON]
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of coordination of health unit to include admissions, patient results processing, discharges and transfers, clerical responsibilities, reports and record keeping, personnel management, safety and security, and confidentiality and patient rights. [REASON]

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