HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
HEALTHCARE CODING CERTIFICATE
Learn to code outpatient and inpatient healthcare services using the ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and CPT coding systems. This 10-course program qualifies you to take the Certified Coding Associate (CCA®) exam. Courses can be completed online or in class. No previous college experience necessary.
Get the training you need for a lifelong career without traveling to campus.
The Certificate of Proficiency can be obtained in 4 semesters using the recommended curriculum schedule (below). Contact the department at 801-626-7242 or the Healthcare Coding Program Coordinator (Heather Merkley) at 801-626-7074 for advisement appointments.
You will need to complete a background check, drug screen, and proof of immunizations before your PPE courses (HIM 2861 and 2862) and your internship (HAS 4860).
|Institutional Certificate in Healthcare Coding and Classification|
|First Semester (Sample Schedule)- Prerequisites (6 credit hours)|
|HTHS 1101*||Medical Terminology||2|
|HTHS 1110*||Integrated Human Anatomy and Physiology I||4|
|Second Semester (Sample Schedule)|
|HTHS 1111*||Integrated Human Anatomy and Physiology II||4|
|HTHS 2240||Introduction to Pharmacology||3|
|Third Semester (Sample Schedule)|
|HTHS 2230||Introduction to Pathophysiology||3|
|HIM 2300||Diagnosis Coding||3|
|Fourth Semester (Sample Schedule)|
|HIM 2320||Ambulatory & Physician Office Coding||3|
|HIM 2330||Classification Systems Topics & Reimbursement||2|
|HIM 2410||ICD-10-PCS Coding||2|
|HIM 2863||Professional Practice Experience in Coding||1|
*Students with no college experience may be more successful if they take their first basic course or two, such as human anatomy and human physiology, in a traditional campus setting before starting the online courses.
View the full course catalog for more detailed information.
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