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Lempola taking part in internship programs

Kelsey Lempola, Park Rapids, is participating in three professional internships as part of her Health Informatics Management major at the College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minn.

Lempola, the daughter of Greg and Ann Lempola of Park Rapids, is a senior at the college. The internships occur between Feb. 20-April 6, and are for credit. Lempola's internships include:

• A Directed Practice Experience at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, Minn., focusing on departmental operations, functions and roles, Feb. 20-March 9.

• An Explorations internship at Stratis Health in Bloomington, Minn., offering experience in a non-traditional setting for a HIM professional, March 19-23.

• A Management Affiliation at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis, in which the concentration is on management of health information in an organization as well as the relationships HIM has with other departments in organizations, March 26-April 6.