Explore a Career in Medical Coding-Online
@ Kauai Community College
Take your first step toward a lucrative career as a medical coder! In this course, you'll learn how to use the CPT manual and the ICD-9-CM to find medical codes for any disease, condition, treatment, or surgical procedure. This knowledge will help prepare you to work almost anywhere in the medical field?doctors' offices, clinics, public health facilities, hospitals, labs, nursing homes, insurance agencies, or even the comfort of your own home. We'll go through each of the main systems of the human body?integumentary (skin), musculoskeletal, respiratory, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and male and female genitourinary?outlining the medical terminology, conditions, diseases, injuries, treatments, and procedures you'll see most often in each of those systems. Along the way, we'll go through lots of real-world examples and coding exercises to get you using your coding tools in conjunction with your analytical skills to come up with just the right codes to describe any medical situation. In the process, you'll get all the hands-on experience you'll need to code medical insurance claims with confidence. By the end of this course, you'll know how to find your way through both the CPT manual and the ICD-9-CM manual, and you'll be well on your way to a career as a medical coder! Course content © 2014 Portions by Penn Foster Inc. and Education To Go, a Division of Cengage Learning, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction or redistribution of any course material without prior written permission is prohibited.
Certificate of Professional Development
Cost of Program
$129 – "Do I have to pay this?"
About This Provider
Kauai Community College
Offering training in Kaua'i County
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Description of School
It is an accredited 2-year public community college and the only college on the island. Its 200-acre campus is located just west of the major town of Lihue. Kauai Community College is committed to the students and community that it serves. OCET is committed to providing professional development and personal enrichment classes.
Accreditation and/or Licensing Agency
Accrediting Commission for the Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Financial Aid Options
Yes, Kauai Community College has a financial aid department.
This provider is accessible to people with disabilities.
This provider does offer job placement services to its students.
Office of Continuing Education and Training
3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy
Lihue, HI 96766
ETP Approval Dates
Last Approved On: January 1, 2013
Valid Through: June 30, 2017