Medical Billing/Coding Specialist (CP)
Academic Plans, known as programs, include an overview description and a summary of program requirements. You can search the online catalog via the Academic Plan links on the right for a desired program or a specific course information.
|General Education Requirements|
|ENGL& 101||English Composition I||5|
|AH 261||Statistics for Health Care Professionals||2|
|HIM 206||Medical Office Practicum||3|
|Major Area Requirements|
|BUS 104||Keyboarding & Word Processing 1||1-3|
|BUS 149||Computer Application Essentials||3|
|AH 104||Health Care Delivery & Career Exploration||3|
|AH 110||Medical Terminology I||3|
|AH 111||Medical Terminology II||3|
|HIM 112||Introduction to Pathophysiology||3|
|HIM 114||Medical Office Administrative Procedures||4|
|HIM 130||Medical Coding I||4|
|HIM 232||Medical Coding II||5|
|HIM 233||Medical Coding III & Coding Exam Prep||5|
|HIM 101||Legal & Ethical Aspects of Healthcare||3|
|AH 100||Basic Concepts of Anatomy and Physiology I||3|
|AH 101||Basic Concepts of Anatomy and Physiology II||3|
|HLTH 124||Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid||1|
|Total Credits/Units Required||58-60|
Only 1 (one) credit required
Program outcomes are overarching skills that are emphasized and reinforced throughout several courses in a specific program; they are measurable statements that define what students should know or be able to do by the end of a certificate or degree at Clark College. After successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Articulate well-considered ideas and written claims to an academic audience, using effective rhetorical techniques, properly credited evidence, and a command of Standard English. (GE)
- Demonstrate interpersonal/human relations skills. (GE)
- Demonstrate and clearly explain an effective strategy to solve a quantitative problem. (GE)
- Demonstrate use of medical office software to complete medical office tasks (billing and coding).
- Apply policies and principles of medical reimbursement.
- Accurately code using ICD-9 and CPT coding principles.
- Demonstrate the ability to work as a team member to accomplish a task. (affective)
- Communicate effectively with peers, patients, and health care professionals through written and oral communications. (affective and psychomotor)
- Accurately process medical billing claims
Program maps are a suggested academic plan and should not be used in the place of regular academic advising appointments. Your student entry method, placement, course availability, and program requirements are subject to change and transfer credit(s) may change your map/plan.
To view the current suggested map for your program please visit our website http://www.clark.edu/academics/programs/program-maps/