Certificate in Medical Coding

Medical Coding

Certificate

This certificate of achievement is designed as a program for students' interests in the field of health care information systems, health care information systems, health information privacy and security, compliancy with payment laws and regulations and the management of health information. The students completing the certificate will be trained as a medical coder.

General Education CoreCredit Hours
ENG 110 Writing I 3
MTH 100 Intermediate Applied Mathematics or higher
(Except MTH 197 Introductory Topics in Mathematics or MTH 297 Mathematic Topics in Globalization)
3
Total General Education Core Hours: 6
Computer Information CoreCredit Hours
CIS 101 Computers for Learning 3
CIS 201 Computer Applications in Business 3
Total Computer Information Core Hours: 6
Health Information Technology CoreCredit Hours
ALH 116 Medical Terminology 3
HIT 100 Introduction to Health Information Technology 2
HIT 110 Diagnosis Coding I 3
HIT 140 Pathopharmacology for Health Information Technology 3
HIT 150 Procedure Coding I 3
HIT 170 Electronic Health Records 3
HIT 180 Anatomy and Physiology for Health Information Technology 3
HIT 190 Principles of Healthcare Reimbursement 1
HIT 210 Diagnosis Coding II 3
HIT 250 Procedure Coding II 3
HIT 260 Legal & Ethical Aspects of Healthcare 1
HIT 297 Capstone/Field Experience 3
Total Credit Hours: 31
Total Hours Required 43

All courses approved by the Curriculum Committee are done so on a provisional basis. There will be a review of the course/program during the first year it is the course catalog to see if it meets the expectations of the division and curriculum committee.