Medical Coding

The purpose of the program is to prepare the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to take a medical coding examination and to train persons for full and/or part time employment as a medical coder.

FIRST SEMESTER (Fall)

Catalog Course Title Credits
AST 101 Keyboarding I 3
AST 107 Editing/Proofreading Skills 3
HIM 111 Medical Terminology I 3
HIM 253 Health Records Coding 3
    12

SECOND SEMESTER (Spring)

Catalog Course Title Credits
AST 137 Records Management 3
HIM 113 Medical Terminology & Disease Processes I 3
HIM 163 Anatomy and Physiology for Administrative Health Professionals 3
HIM 233 Electronic Health Records Management 3
HIM 254 Advanced Coding and Reimbursement 3
     15
  Total Credits 27