Medical Office Coding and Procedures

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Medical Office Coding & Procedures (285)

PROGRAM OF STUDY
FIRST YEAR FALL

Course # Course Title Credit Pre-Requisite Courses (if applicable)
AST 101 Keyboarding I 2  
AST 102 Keyboarding II 2 AST 101
AST 108 Telephone Techniques 1  
ENG 111 College Composition I 3  
HIM 111 Medical Terminology I 3  
HIM 130 Healthcare Information Systems 3  
HIM 150 Health Records Management 3  
SDV 100 College Success Skills 1  
FIRST YEAR SPRING
AST 141 Word Processing I 3 AST 101
Eligible for Microsoft Office Word Core Certification upon completion of AST 141
AST 271 Medical Office Procedures 3  
HIM 112 Medical Terminology II 3  
HIM 253 Health Records Coding 4  
HIM 265 Facility Based Medical Coding 3  
SECOND YEAR FALL
AST 215 Medical Keyboarding 3 AST 102
HIM 254 Advanced Coding & Reimbursement 4 HIM 253
Eligible for CPC (Certified Professional Coder), CCA (Certified Coding Associate), and CBCS (Certified Billing and Coding Specialist) Exams upon completion of HIM 253 & HIM 254.
NAS 171 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4  
MTH 132 Business Math I 3  
    Social Science or Humanities Elective 3  
Total Program Credits 51  

Notes and Additional Curriculum Options

Course substitutions may be available. Please see an advisor for more information.

 

For Further Information, Contact:

Sabrina Ward
sward@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 224
Nora Blankenbecler
nblankenbecler@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 241
Tommy Clements, Dean of Applied Science and Technology
tclements@mecc.edu 276.523.2400 ext. 431