MED 1014 - Medical Terminology (36 Hrs) Registration open! Class begins March 17th!
This course introduces the student with medical terminology, word origin, structure and application, including abbreviations and symbols, surgical and diagnostic procedures and medical specialties. The student will be able to identify, pronounce, and spell medical terms using various resource tools. Students will also be able to use medical terms in context, utilize prefixes, suffixes, root words, and plurals to construct medical terms, analyze medical terms, translate abbreviations and interpret symbols. TEXT REQUIRED
MED 2004- Pathophysiology (36 Hrs)
Students will study the pathology and general health management of diseases and injuries across the life span. Topics include etiology, symptoms, and the physical and psychological reaction to diseases and injuries. TEXT REQUIRED
Medical Insurance & Billing
MCO 1004 - Medical Insurance & Billing (48 Hrs)
The course introduces the student to proper skills for billing purposes and insurance reimbursement.
Proper completion of CMS 1500 insurance billing forms, billing procedures, collection procedures and guidelines will be covered. Patient privacy regulations as related to HIPAA compliance will also be discussed. TEXT REQUIRED
MED 1001 - CPT & HCPCS (48 Hrs)
Using the application of basic coding rules, students will be able to identify different nomenclatures, coding rules,
classification systems and assign codes. TEXTS REQUIRED. Suggested Prerequisite: MED 1014
MCO 1001 - ICD-10-CM (48 Hrs) Registration open! Class begins March 23rd!
Students will learn the principles, guidelines, and process of the new ICD-10 CM coding basics. ICD-10 will go into effect in October 2015. TEXT REQUIRED
MCO 1005 - Certification Exam Review (24 Hrs)
Review of coding competencies and skills in preparation for a coding certification exam. TEXT REQUIRED
HITT 1091 - ICD-10 (24 Hrs)
This course is for those who know medical coding but need to learn the new ICD-10 CM coding guidelines and codes. All coders must know ICD-10 by October 2015. TEXT REQUIRED
For program information, please call: (210) 486-3405