Dec 05, 2021  
2021 - 2022 Cowley College Academic Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 Cowley College Academic Catalog
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ALH5240 - Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding


3 hour(s)
Elective Type: Technical Elective
Special Funding Identifier: KS Excel in CTE Initiative
Schedule Note: Spring only
Description This course is designed to present basic CPT and HCPCS coding and prepare the student for the second part of this two-part course. The student will develop competencies in the basic elements of medical coding using the CPT and HCPCS manuals. Various body systems will be reviewed so that students will better understand how the coding is derived. This is the introductory course in medical coding and is intended for those entering the medical profession, whether it be as a front office employee with day- to-day involvement in the coding aspect, or clinical personnel who will be integral in the coding aspect as the provider or assisting the provider.

Prerequisite(s): ALH1655 - Medical Terminology , ALH5230 - Pharmacology , ALH5235 - Allied Healthcare Provider Anatomy and Physiology  and ALH5236 - Pathophysiology  

Course Outcomes/Procedures: ALH5240 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding Course Procedure  
Co-requisite(s): ALH5242 - International Classification of Disease (ICD) Coding  



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