click for mobile pathspacerclick for text only spacer
spacerclick for search enginespacer
About Cowley CollegeNews & EventsAcademicsCowley Campuses and CentersCowley Alumni
spacer
Future StudentsCurrent StudentsCampus LifeGo TigersStudent Logins
spacer
cowley homeAcademicsAcademic DepartmentsHealth & Human ServicesEmergency Medical ServicesEMS ProgramsMobile Intensive CareEMT BasicsCritical Care Emergency Medical TransportDifficult AirwayEMS LeadershipEMS Educator CoursesEMS OtherAllied HealthAllied Health Academic ProgramsCNA/CMAMedical CodingMedical Transcription
Medical OfficephlebotomyLong Term Adult CarePre-Athletic TrainingRN ProgramPre Nursing ProgramMedical Lab TechnicianHSMCDPre-Professionalgen leadershipAllied Health ClassesAllied Health News & EventsAllied Health Photo GalleryFaculty and StaffDepartment BusinessSpecial OfferingsScholarshipsHigh School StudentsTell Us Your NeedsEMS FacebookCriminal JusticecosmetologyFaculty ProfilesDistance LearningCowley OnlineBusiness & Industry TrainingAcademic AffairsDegrees and ProgramsTransfer InformationGraduation RequirementsClass SchedulesAcademic CalendarCollege Catalogspeakers bureauForms Indexcampus security

 



pdfThe Medical Coding: Healthcare certificate will prepare the student to enter the workforce as an entry-level medical coder. The well-qualified medical coder will gain proficiencies in different levels of medical coding and will be prepared to sit for the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) Certified Coding Associate (CCA) and the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) credentials.

MEDICAL CODING
(Vocational Certificate)

COURSE
NUMBER
COURSE NAME
SEMESTER
1
2
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
ALH5230 Pharmacology 3  
ALH1655 Medical Terminology 3  
ALH5235 Allied Health Anatomy and Physiology 4  
ALH5236 Pathophysiology 4  
ALH5253 Legal and Ethical Issues in Health Care 3  
ALH5244 Introduction to Health Information   3
ALH5240 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding   3
ALH5242 International Classification of Disease (ICD) Coding (ICD 10)   3
ALH5339 Bioethics   3
ALH5241 Reimbursement Methodologies (Physician)   3
ALH5249 Health Care Coding Practicum   3
TECHNICAL HOURS 21 3 18
TOTAL HOURS 35 17 18
Last Revised: June 2015

 

Distance LearningHalf the Cost Perspective StudentsContact CowleyCollege CatalogSite MapVideo Gallery
Legal Notices