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HIT:208Advanced Coding Applications2

This course is the capstone course for the Medical Billing and Coding Certificate of Proficiency Program. This course provides students with extensive practice to apply their knowledge of anatomy, the clinical disease process, diagnosis and procedural terminology and pharmacology for correct code assignment and sequencing using various clinical classification systems. This course is a culmination of Prerequisite knowledge and skills to prepare for the national coding certification exam. Communication skills and techniques for the workplace are emphasized throughout the course. Students should enroll in HIT 210 in the same semester. All other courses in the Medical Billing and Coding Program must be completed prior to enrollment in this course. Corequisite: HIT 210. Prerequisites: Permission from department chair or program coordinator, HIT 206, HIT 207, and Reading Proficiency.