HEALTH UNIT COORDINATOR INTERNSHIP

  • Program: Health Unit Coordinator
  • Course: Health Unit Coordinator Internship
  • Course #: HLUC1200
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This is a cooperative training program between Hennepin Technical College and local health care facilities which allows the student to apply competencies learned in the program to an actual work experience. The student will be assigned to a specific nursing unit in a hospital or nursing home and will be expected to perform various HUC duties.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Practice HUC duties in a health care facility
Model professional communication and interpersonal skills
Coordinate activities on the nursing unit
Use communication devices
Subscribe to health care facilities policies and procedures
Utilize procedures for processing physician orders
Utilize patient records
Model professional standards for Health Unit Coordinators

Credit Details
  • SOE: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Successful completion of the Health Unit Coordinator courses and instructor approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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