Medical Coder CCC Curriculum

Certificate > Medical Information: Medical Coder CCC

This curriculum is from the current college catalog and is meant to provide prospective students an example of courses taken in this degree/certificate.  It is not intended to be used for graduation requirements. Students should consult an advisor for graduation information.

These courses are designed to prepare students for state certification in order to establish a career in the medical coding industry. Students are part of a cohort and should take the courses in the sequence listed below.

CCC.MED.CODE (37 Credit Hours)

Program Required Courses (Note: Courses will be offered fully online or online with virtual class sessions in Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 terms.)

HIM 1112C Electronic Health Records - 2 cr.*
HIM 1453 Anatomy and Physiology for Medical Coding - 4 cr.*
†HSC 1531 Medical Terminology - 3 cr.*
OST 2854C Office Applications for Business - 3 cr.*
(*Note: These four courses are prerequisites for HIM 1000)

HIM 1000 Introduction to Health Information Management - 3 cr. (This course is a prerequisite for HIM 2253 and HIM 2724)
HIM 1433 Principles of Disease - 4 cr.
†HIM 1442 Pharmacology - 2 cr.

HIM 2253 CPT Coding - 3 cr  (Offered only in spring and summer semester)
HIM 2724  ICD-10 Coding - 4 cr. (Offered only in spring and summer semester)
HIM 2275C Medical Billing and Insurance I - 3 cr.

HIM 2283 Advanced Coding - 3 cr. (Offered only in summer and fall semester)
HIM 2941 Clinical Coder Practicum - 3 cr. (Offered only in summer and fall semester)

†Courses symbolized with a dagger (†) are offered online in addition to the traditional delivery methods. Online availability may vary by academic term.

NOTE: Coursework applies to the Medical Office Administration AS degree.

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