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U692-100 Medical Coding: Certified Professional Medical Coder (CPC) Examination Prep

Take your first step toward a career in healthcare and join one of the fastest growing fields by becoming a Certified Professional Coder (CPC). This course covers the basics of medical coding and prepares students for the CPC Examination offered through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), one of the most recognized medical coding certifications in the healthcare industry. Students will learn the purpose and use of CPT ®, ICD-10-CM and HCPCS coding manuals as well as how to determine diagnostic and service codes for outpatient health care facilities such as provider practices and clinics. CPC's may be employed in outpatient health care facilities such as doctor's offices, clinics, outpatient surgical centers and retail clinics. Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be ready to sit for the AAPC CPC exam. Current health care providers such as nurses may also be interested in this course as an introduction to the outpatient coding system.

Course Syllabus



Course Information
PrerequisitesNone; Recommended completion of U244-205 Greek and Latin Origins of Medical Terms with a C or better or the equivalent; Appropriate for advanced high school and first-year or higher college students.
Credits3 undergraduate credits
Assignments & ExamsSee Syllabus
Delivery MethodOnline
Course Start DateDate payment received
Course End Date6 months after start date
Registration DeadlineNone
Costs
Course Tuition*$981
Administrative Fee$75 (nonrefundable)
Total Tuition and Fees$1056 (not including materials)
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