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As a result of the Coding Practicum, students will be able to: 1. Apply knowledge of coding to a variety of authentic coding scenarios to build speed and accuracy. 2. Demonstrate hands-on encoder use. 3. Assign diagnostic groupings. 4. Practice the use of official coding guidelines and reporting requirements. 5. Practice case mix analysis. 6. Apply codes to many types of records including inpatient, outpatient, physician, emergency room, long term care, and home health.

Test Prep 1.Identify the steps they need to take to be eligible for and effectively prepare for and access their final exam. 2.Identify the format, restrictions, and policies of final exams, including scoring, retakes, allowed resources, and time limits.

Other Credits: 3 units, BRN: 30 hours of relicensure credit

Note: Students do not need the latest textbook versions for class but should have within last 2 years. The instructor will provide them the links for the current ICD-10-CM and PCS codes but there is not free inline access for CPT. Students will need the current books when taking their Credentialing exams. 

Course Number: MEDC-40023
Credit: 3.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Medical Coding

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