Nov 24, 2020  
Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 
    
Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HIM 2810L - Coding Application Practicum


8 hours Clinical, 3 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): HIM 2724 and HIM 2721
AA Elective: No
This practicum course provides students with hands-on experience in coding a compilation of cases from both the inpatient and outpatient arenas. Emphasis is placed on quality, sequencing, and payment selection in specific coding assignments. Students are expected to tour an HIM department, and meet with and interview the admitting and billing department employees (and a coding supervisor). Students receive a minimum of 80 hours of coding practice provided in a virtual setting and/or by working one day a week at facilities (if available).



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