Health Information Management Coding Specialist Certificate

Sitka, e-Learning

An area of HIM specifically focused on coding/classifications systems at both the inpatient and outpatient level. The certificate will allow students to obtain entry–level skills in healthcare coding and the opportunity to continue to earn an associate of applied science degree. National credentialing exams are available at both the entry and advanced level. Minimum grade of C (2.00) is required in all courses. CIS S105 or placement test is a program prerequisite.

Minimum Credit Hours30
General Requirements11
Program Requirements19
General Requirements
Written Communication Skills
ENGL S111Methods of Written Communication3
Science Skills
BIOL S111Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
BIOL S112Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
Program Requirements
HIM S135Medical Terminology3
HIM S155Coding I: Outpatient3
HIM S255Coding II: Inpatient3
HIM S258Coding III: Advanced Coding3
HIM S261Revenue and Financial Management for Healthcare3
HIM S272Pathophysiology and Pharmacology4
Total Credits30