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).
|FALL SEMESTER||Credit Hours|
|COM 111||Business Computer Systems||4|
|HIT 100||Medical Terminology||3|
|HIT 101||Introduction to Health Information Technology||3|
|HIT 109||Introduction to Coding||2|
|IMS 121||Beginning Keyboarding||3|
|SPRING SEMESTER||Credit Hours|
|BIO 212||Anatomy and Physiology||3|
|HIT 104||Advanced Medical Terminology||3|
|HIT 106||Principles of Insurance||3|
|HIT 107||Medical Office Procedures||4|
|HIT 111||Professionalism in the Medical Office||1|
|HIT 209||Advanced Physician Coding||4|