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Official Catalog September 2021 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MCCG262 - Professional Coder Practicum

Semester Credit Hour(s) 3
This course is designed to provide students the opportunity to utilize the knowledge and skills developed throughout the program in a supervised authentic coding practicum experience or a simulated virtual environment. This is an opportunity for students to demonstrate coding competency to professional standards of accuracy, productivity, and reporting. Students will evaluate the accuracy and completeness of the patient record as defined by policy, regulations, and standards, and summarize findings to share with stakeholders. Additionally, students will prepare to sit for the AHIMA Certified Coding Specialist - Physician-based (CCS-P®) certification exam, which assesses mastery-level proficiency in coding.

Prerequisite(s): Final semester of the degree plan