HIT 230 : Medical Coding Systems I

This course is intended to develop an understanding of coding and classification systems in order to assign valid medical codes. Instruction includes description of classification and nomenclature systems; coding diagnoses and/or procedures; sequencing codes; analyzing actual medical records to identify data elements to be coded; and validating coded clinical information. Student competency includes demonstration of coding principles and applications (manual and/or computer assisted).  CORE

Prerequisites

BIO 120 Medical Terminology

Corequisites

HIT 231 

Overview

Program

hours

3
3T