Medical Coding 1

Course Number: SAH-009
Course Hours: 100
Assigned Course Preparation Hours: 25

Course Description

This course covers the basics of coding, exploration of the ICD-10 and CPT manuals, examination of specialty areas such as cardiology and obstetrics/gynecology, radiology, pathology, and lab work.

Learning Objectives

  1. Achieve a basic understanding of medical coding nomenclature
  2. Be able to assign ICD-10-CM and CPT codes

Educational Resources

This course is based on Step-by-Step Medical Coding and Workbook for Step-by-Step Medical Coding.

Policies

Refer to the Student Catalog and Handbook for the full list of policies.

Assessment Weights

Research Project: 25%
Midterm Exam: 25%
Final Exam: 50%

 

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