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Metropolitan Community College Health Information Management and Coding Program

Health Information Management/Coding Curriculum

MCC Campus(es): MCC-Penn Valley, Health Science Institute (HSI)
Program Coordinator: Patricia Elliott, M.Ed, RHIT, 816.604.4245
Application Deadline: April 30th

IMPORTANT: Degree and certificate requirements may change! Please consult an academic advisor before enrolling.

A.A.S. Health Information Management

A.A.S. Health Information Management (PDF)

Program Prerequisites
HLSC 100 Introduction to Health Professions 2
HIM 100 Medical Terminology 3
HLSC 108
BIOL 109
BIOL 110
BIOL 210
Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professions or
Human Anatomy and Physiology or
Human Anatomy and
Human Physiology
4-10
ENGL 101 Composition & Reading I 3
General Education Requirements
BIOL 137 Intro to Pathophysiology 4
COMM 100 Fundamentals of Speech 3
HIST 120
HIST 121
POLS 136
United States History to 1865 or
United States History Since 1865 or
Introduction to U. S. National Politics
3
PSYC 140 General Psychology 3
SOCI 160 Sociology 3
Specific Program Requirements
CSIS 115 Computer Concepts and Applications 3
HIM 101 Introduction to Health Information Management 4
HIM 108 Legal Aspects of Health Information 3
HIM 110 Pharmacology 2
HIM 112 Database for Health Information 2
HIM 115 Healthcare Statistics 3
HIM 120 Quality Improvement in Healthcare 3
HIM 130 Health Data Systems 3
HIM 135 Organizational Management 3
HIM 202 Clinical Classification Systems - Diagnostic 4
HIM 207 Clinical Classification Systems - PCS 3
HIM 214 Healthcare Reimbursement Methodologies 3
HIM 215 Clinical Professional Practice I 3
HIM 218 Ambulatory Care Coding - CPT 4
HIM 221 Coding Professional Practice 2.5
HIM 222 Health Information Management Competency 3
Total Credit Hours Required 76.5-82.5