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  Oct 24, 2017
 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Medical Coding Academic Credit Certificate


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This program prepares individuals for employment as entry level coders in various health care settings. It allows students who do not wish to pursue a degree at this time the opportunity to gain basic skills and knowledge in the area of medical coding. Graduates will have the ability to interact with health care professionals and managed care representatives about medical coding issues. Students who have completed this program and have attained work experience may wish to pursue the Certified Coding Specialist (CCS) examination and credentials through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Credits from this program will transfer into the Health Information Technology AAS Program.

Graduates of this certificate program will be able to:


  • Demonstrate competence as a health care coder in entry-level employment in various types of health care settings
  • Communicate with health care professionals and managed care companies

Requirements


Career Studies - 23 credits as follows:


 A grade of “C” or higher must be earned in all career studies courses in order to complete this program.

Total credits: 34


Program Code for registration: MEDAC


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