This certificate is designed to train students to code and bill physician services in the ambulatory care settings. This program prepares the student to take the National Accrediting exam with AHIMA &/or AAPC. Some credits from this Medical Coding Certificate program may be applied to the Medical Assistant, AAS.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the Medical Coding Specialist certificate program, students should be able to:
Illustrate the normal functions and common pathologies of body systems (e.g., cardiovascular, respiratory, neurological)
Interpret the use and side effects of drugs commonly used to treat diseases affecting body systems
Analyze information from medical records and code it for insurance purposes