(2-2) 3 Cr. Hrs.
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This course is an introduction to basic coding theory and computer laboratory practice applying ICD-9-CM to hospital medical/health records. This course is designed for the classification of patient morbidity and mortality information for statistical purposes and for the indexing of health/medical records by disease and operation for data storage and retrieval. Diagnostic coding and reporting guidelines for hospital inpatient and outpatient services will be utilized.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: