This one-year curriculum is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level employment in a variety of health-related facilities as a medical coding specialist.
Graduates of the Medical Coding Specialist program are eligible to sit for the Certified Coding and Billing Specialist certification exam administered by the National Healthcare Association. Successful completion of the exam confers the title of Certified Coding and Billing Specialist (CBCS). Shawnee Community College is an approved testing site for the CBCS exam which is given two times a year (March and August).
|Business Computer Systems
|Introduction to Health Information Technology
|Introduction to Coding
|Anatomy and Physiology
|Advanced Medical Terminology
|Principles of Insurance
|Medical Office Procedures
|Professionalism in the Medical Office
|Advanced Physician Coding