MEDICAL CODING ALIGNED PROGRAM - COURSES


Common Courses

Common Courses serve as potential articulation and transfer of coursework between secondary and postsecondary partners.   These courses shall have the same title, credit hour allocation, and competencies.  Institutions may add additional competencies based on local demand.  The sequencing of common courses is determined by the institution.

Legal & Ethical Issues in Healthcare - 3 credits (pdf)

Alignment Summary

Medical Coding Programs Summary (pdf)
Outcomes & External Standards (pdf)
Physician Coding Certificate (pdf)
Healthcare Coding Certificate (pdf)

Support Courses* 10 - 15 credits

Medical Terminology - 3 credits
Anatomy and Physiology - 4 to 8 credits
Pathophysiology - 3 to 4 credits

* Institutions may utilize existing like courses which adhere to the agreed upon course lengths and competencies.

Course list sequence has no implication on course scheduling by college. 

Institutions may add additional competencies based on local demand.