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Advanced Medical Coding Short-Term Technical Certificate

This program is offered at Clark State's Beavercreek and Springfield - Leffel Lane locations.

This certificate is available for students who need a quicker entry into the job market than what an associate's degree requires. Upon completion of this certificate students will be able to take the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) and the Certified Electronic Health Record (CEHR) exam through the National Health Career Association (NHA). This certificate is fully embedded in the Health Information Technology Departmental Certificateas well as the Medical Office Administration associate degree. Students should follow the recommended sequencing of courses, with consideration to the pre/co requisites, including college preparatory (CPE) requirements. All coding resources available in print and online.

This certificate will also provide the student with experience using ICD-10-CM, CPT, ICD-10-PCS and HCPCS. All coding resources available in print and online.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the certificate recipient will be able to:

  • Analyze information and demonstrate comprehension.
  • Code medical documents and assists in the management of patient’s health information.
  • Demonstrate accurate coding of procedures and diagnoses utilizing resources, such as, CPT, ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and HCPCS.
  • Demonstrate coding skills by qualifying to take the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) exam through (AHIMA) the American Health Information Management Association and the Certified Electronic Health Record (CEHR) exam through the (NHA) National Health Career Association.  

Courses are offered in an eight (8) week format to be completed in either summer, fall or spring semesters. Students should follow the recommended sequencing of courses, with consideration to the pre/co requisites, including college preparatory (CPE) requirements.

Read the Gainful Employment Disclosure for the Advanced Medical Coding Short-Term Technical Certificate.

Download the curriculum sheet for this major.

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Course Title Credits
Summer
BIO 1105 Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology 3
MST 1105 Medical Terminology 2
 
Fall
OAD 2301 CPT/ICD-10-PCS Coding 3
OAD 2302 ICD-10-CM Coding 3
 
Spring
OAD 2312 Advanced Medical Coding 3
OAD 2320 Medical Office Certification Review 1
MST 1140 Human Disease 3
 
  Total Credit Hours 18

Class Schedule Planning

The planning schedule below indicates when and where courses in your program of study will be offered for the next two academic years. This is helpful information when planning your class schedule for each semester.

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