3 Semester Credit Hours
ICD Coding is a continuation of Introduction to Coding with focused instruction on ICD Coding. Emphasis will be placed on accuracy and sequencing and students will practice extensive coding. Diagnostic Related Groups (DRGs), Ambulatory Patient Groups (APGs) will also be introduced. Labs consist of assigned practice and projects relating to topics covered. Course contains 2 semester hours (30 clock hours) of lecture and 1 semester credit hour (30 clock hours) of laboratory work.