Medical Coding for CPC Certification Exam Prep

Code: F20-316
Price: $799.00
Prerequisites: Medical Terminology, Anatomy & Physiology & Basic computer knowledge
Instructor: Deborah Ewald, CEHRS, MHA with EHR experience since 1995, Nurse Educator with over 20 years experience.
Day/Time: Monday/Wednesday, 6:00-9:00PM
Start Date: September 23, 2019
Fees: $799 plus $10 material fee in cash to the instructors on the first night of class
Number of Class Meetings: 18 Sessions in classroom and 9 Online classes.

NEW - Medical Coding for CPC Certification Exam Prep

Revised Condensed CPC Medical Coding Exam Course" focused on the student Mastering the skills needed for successfully passing the CPC Certification Exam. No medical coding experience required.

Prerequisites for this class are good computer skills, basic knowledge in anatomy and physiology as well as a solid foundation of medical terminology, problem solving abilities, and ability to navigate the internet.

This is a 81 hour blended hybrid course focusing on Exam Preparation for a CPC (Certified Professional Coder) Certification.  This course will be two 3 hour in-school classes blended with a 3 hour Online, Instructor led, student interactive class each week for 9 weeks.  Monday and Wednesday are in school class and Friday the online web interactive class

This class focuses on and is structured to meet AAPC requirements for taking the AAPC CPC Certification exam.  Classes are designed with hands-on approach for medical coding within a physician/outpatient facility with ICD 10 and CPT manuals using AAPC scenarios and coding problems. Students will follow  required  guidelines, medical compliance, and correct sequencing using diagnosis and procedure codes  and use of modifiers, all with emphasis on accuracy. There will be practice exams throughout the course according to the AAPC certification exam testing using their criteria to assist the student in becoming more comfortable with the CPC  exams. This is helpful for the student and instructors to measure progress.

STUDENTS will need a computer at home and an email address, basic computer skills, a good knowledge base in Anatomy and Physiology as well as Medical Terminology.  Textbooks and manuals used for the course: Step-by-Step Coding Textbook and Workbook, CPT, ICD-10-CM, AND HCPCS MANUALS, ALL OF WHICH ARE PROVIDED BY THE INSTRUCTOR FOR A BOOK RENTAL (SMALL) FEE.  STUDENTS NEED TO BRING NOTEBOOKS TO WRITE IN AND OTHER STANDARD CLASSROOM ITEMS.  

Instructors will provide the practical coding and testing coding materials in accordance to AAPC requirements for study and testing for the CPC exam. With classes finished the student will then be sit for the  AAPC  CPC Medical Coding Certificate.

A limited externship can be arranged after the course is finished.  The students will be required to pay a small fee to the instructor for the use of the following manuals and textbooks: CPT, ICD-10, Step-by-Step textbooks and workbooks.  This will be available for use during the course..

Instructors:   Deborah Ewald, CEHRS, MHA with EHR experience since 1995, nurse educator with over 20 years.


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