This course is the introductory foundation of the coding industry. The fundamentals of coding will be communicated by building upon the knowledge, principals and guidelines required in order to be successful in the medical coding field. A series of web-based sessions will provide an overview of medical coding, medical billing, coding terminology/nomenclature, medical record documentation and review the different coding work environments.
Other Credits: 2 units in Medical Center. BRN: 20 hours relicensure credit. BRN Board does not award partial credit.
Note: This course is intended for individuals pursuing the Medical Coding Certificate Program.
Course Number: MEDC-40024
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: Medical Coding
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6/26/2023 - 9/16/2023
This course is entirely web-based and to be completed asynchronously between the published course start and end dates. Synchronous attendance is NOT required.
You will have access to your online course on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
Caryn Nowak joined UC San Diego Extension as an adjunct professor for the Medical Coding Certificate Program in August 2016. Ms. Nowak currently works as a clinical documentation improvement specialist at Rady Children's Hospital of San Diego where she is responsible for working with physicians to ensure the documentation accurately reflects the care provided to patients. Her previous experience includes project manager of revenue integrity at a local hospital in San Diego for the Corporate Compliance Department focusing on managing outpatient coding record reviews. Ms. Nowak's previous experience includes working for a leading healthcare consulting company as a project manager. She successfully managed multiple clients overseeing inpatient and outpatient coding record re...Read More
ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding Handbook without Answers 2023 1st
by Leon-Chisen, Nelly
ISBN / ASIN: 9781556484742
You may purchase textbooks via the UC San Diego Bookstore.
No refunds after: 6/30/2023.
***STUDENTS MAY ENROLL ANYTIME IN QUARTER, until June 29, 2023.
6/26/2023 - 9/16/2023
You will have access to your course materials on the published start date OR 1 business day after your enrollment is confirmed if you enroll on or after the published start date.
There are no sections of this course currently scheduled. Please contact the Healthcare & Behavioral Sciences department at 858-534-9262 or firstname.lastname@example.org for information about when this course will be offered again.