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Health Information Management Coding Specialist

An area of HIM specifically focused on coding/classifications systems at both the inpatient and outpatient level. The certificate will allow students to obtain entry-level skills in healthcare coding and the opportunity to continue to earn an associate of applied science degree. National credentialing exams are available at both the entry and advanced level. Minimum grade of C (2.00) is required in all courses. CIS S105 or placement test is a program prerequisite.

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Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours30
General Requirements11
Program Requirements19

General Requirements

Written Communication Skills

ENGLS111Methods of Written Communication3

Science Skills

BIOLS111Anatomy & Physiology I3
BIOLS112Anatomy & Physiology II4

Program Requirements

HIMS135Medical Terminology3
HIMS155Coding I3
HIMS255Coding II3
HIMS258Coding III3
HIMS261Revenue and Financial Management in Healthcare3
HIMS272Pathophysiology and Pharmacology4

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