|Assigned Course Preparation Hours:||200|
This program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to pursue career opportunities in the growing healthcare industry. This program covers medical terminology, computerized billing procedures and medical coding, as well as basic pharmacology. A Medical Coding and Billing professional is one who likes the medical field but prefers to work with patient data instead of directly with patients. The purpose of this program is to give students a deep knowledge ICD, CPT, and HCPCS.
- Students prepare for entry-level employment as Medical Coders/Billers, Medical Record Specialists, and Medical Office Assistants in physician offices, ambulatory centers, health care organizations, and insurance companies.
- Students develop skills in ICD, CPT, HCPCS, computerized billing, and reimbursement procedures.
Methods of Instruction
Courses are computer-based and instructor-led. Students learn via one-to-one or small-group instruction, LMS modules, textbooks, workbooks, and online forums and discussions.
Refer to the Student Catalog and Handbook for the full list of policies.
Course sequence is subject to change based on instructor discretion.
|Course Name/Syllabus||Number||Program Hours||Preparation Hours|
|Introduction to Allied Health||SAH-001||50||12|
|Anatomy and Physiology 1||SAH-004||75||19|
|Anatomy and Physiology 2||SAH-005||75||19|
|Professional Development for Allied Health||SAH-012||25||6|
|Computer Skills for Allied Health||SAH-003||75||19|
|Electronic Health Records||SAH-006||75||19|
|Pharmacology for Allied Health||SAH-007||50||12|
|Medical Coding 1||SAH-009||100||25|
|Medical Coding 2||SAH-010||125||31|