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AOE22 Panel Description

PPE: Preparation, Training, and Placement

Health information management academic programs culminate with students completing a supervised professional practice experience (PPE) by a preceptor. While this is a valuable experience for students, many challenges exist. Further, the pandemic has significantly impacted the PPE. This presentation will cover PPE preparation activities, including preceptor training and setting up alternative PPE experiences.

Expected learning outcomes: 

  • Describe the challenges and barriers of placing and precepting HIM students 
  • Summarize potential solutions to the challenges and barriers of placing and precepting students 
  • Apply concepts for developing a preceptor training program