The Coding Specialist Program is a 37-credit hour certificate program. It consists of 11 courses and may be completed in 5 semesters. The program provides students with a robust curriculum that includes Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Terminology, Pharmacology, Human Diseases, specialized professional courses that consist of lecture, lab, and hands-on and/or virtual clinical practice.
Students may enroll in the Coding Specialist Program during any semester; however, some courses are only offered during specific semesters or have pre- or co-requisites.
The Medical Coding Specialist Program courses are offered in a variety of traditional and non-traditional formats, including online, hybrid, and evening options. Most face-to-face program courses are held on Polk State College’s Airside West Campus, 3515 Aviation Drive, Lakeland, FL 33811. Please contact Susan Whatley, firstname.lastname@example.org, 863.669.2897, for more information.
|Medical Coding Specialist Program|
|HIM 1472 Medical Terminology for Medical Coding||3|
|HIM 1453: Anatomy and Physiology for HIM||4|
|CGS 1061: Introduction to Computers||3|
|HIM 1000: Fundamental Applications of HIM||3|
|HIM 1443: Human Diseases for Healthcare Documentation||4|
|HIM 1442: Pharmacology for HIM Professionals||2|
|HIM 1272: Medical Insurance and Billing Fundamentals||3|
|HIM 2721C: CPT Coding||4|
|HIM 2724C: ICD-10 Coding||4|
|HIM 2292: Advanced Coding Applications||3|
|HIM 2810L: Coding Application Practicum||3|
|HIM 2874: Medical Coding Certification Exam Review||1|
|Total Credit Hours Earned||37|