MBC 205: Introductory ICD Coding

In this course, students will be introduced to the process of transforming narrative descriptions of diseases and injuries into alphanumeric codes used to report and share patient healthcare issues with healthcare providers and insurers. An overview of ICD-10 disease coding will be provided, and students will be given hands-on training in encoder usage. This course was previously HIT 205.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; BIO 109 or BIO 111 and HSC 124, minimum grade "C"

Class offerings by semester

Summer 2020 Fall 2020 Winter 2021 Summer 2021
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Description Hours
Credits  3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45
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