Medical Coding

Award: CAREER STUDIES CERTIFICATE

Occupational Objectives: The Medical Coding Career Studies Certificate is designed for persons who wish to pursue a career in medical coding.

Upon completion of this certificate program, students will be able to pursue employment in hospitals, doctors’ offices, nursing facilities, and

other health career facilities. Classes will be offered in the evening to accommodate students who are employed during the day. Students must earn a

grade of “C” or better in all HIM classes in order to complete the program.

 

    Course
Credit
     
BIO 100 Basic Human Biology 3
HLT 143 Medical Terminology I 3
HLT 144 Medical Terminology II 3
ITE 115 Intro. to Computer Applications and Concepts 4
AST 234 Records and Database Management 3
HIM 106 ICD-9_CM Coding I 2
HIM 226 Legal Aspects of Health Records Documents 2
HIM 130 Health Care Information Systems 3
HIM 107 ICD-9-CM Coding II 3
HIM 105 CPT Coding 2
Total Minimum Credits 28

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