This program will provide the student with the knowledge and understanding to analyze medical records and assign codes to classify diagnoses and procedures while applying the principles of professional and ethical conduct. The program will prepare the student for an entry-level position as a medical coder in a hospital, clinic, physician’s office, or other healthcare facility.
1. Demonstrate critical thinking skills while applying knowledge of specialized medical terminologies, insurance, and regulation systems.
2. Apply a variety of computer skills necessary to prepare documents related to billing, coding, and health care settings.
3. Demonstrate soft skills and qualities expected for this career field.
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Health Sciences Faculty
Wabanung Campus – Rm 517
BI223 Anatomy & Physiology I – 4 credits
BI224 Anatomy & Physiology II – 4 credits
HI110 Introduction to Medical Coding – 3 credits
HI160 ICD-10 Coding – 4 credits
HL100 Medical Terminology – 1 credit
HL101 Introduction to Healthcare Professions – 3 credits
HL150 Introduction to Human Disease – 3 credits
HL298 Internship – 1 credit
TOTAL CREDITS – 23 credits