Certificate of Completion in Coding
The Certificate of Completion in Coding will qualify students to work as a medical coder.
Prerequisites for the certificate program include a minimum 12th grade reading level as determined by Lee College placement testing.
The Lee College certificate curriculum covers coding conventions and principles that allow the learner to sequence codes according to established guidelines and standards, and demonstrate knowledge in reimbursement methodologies. Part of the learning experience includes a clinical. A voluntary certification examination is administered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
|Subj.||Cat. #||Title||Credit Hours|
|ITSC||1309||Integrated Software Applications I||3|
|BIOL||2401||Human Anatomy and Physiology I||4|
|HITT||1301||Health Data Content and Structure||3|
|BIOL||2402||Anatomy and Physiology II||4|
|HITT||1341||Coding and Classif. Systems||3|
|HITT||2335||Coding and Reimburs. Methodol.||3|
|HITT||1353||Legal & Ethical Aspects of Health Information||3|
|●||HITT||2161||Clinical – Health Information Medical Records Technology / Technician||1|
|Total Semester Credit Hours for Certificate||33|