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.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:
Health Sciences Department Chair
Wabanung Campus – Rm 304
BI223 Anatomy & Physiology I – 4 credits
HI100 Introduction to Health Information – 3 credits
HI105 Medical Office Procedures – 3 credits
HI110 Introduction to Medical Coding – 3 credits
HL100 Medical Terminology – 1 credits
HL101 Introduction to Healthcare Profession – 3 credits
HL102 Legal and Ethical Issues for Health Professions – 3 credits
TOTAL CREDITS – 20 credits