Professional Medical Coding-20 weeks

 

Registration is currently open.  Classes will begin February 21, 2023.

Classes meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Gary Hall, Wallace Community College, Dothan, Alabama.

A professional medical coder is responsible for reviewing medical records while identifying and translating medical procedures into proper diagnostic codes. The 40-week course of study is designed by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). Students may sit for the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) examination after successfully completing this course.

Cost: $2,050: includes tuition, books, one year membership to AAPC, and CPC exam fee

 

Prerequisites include:

A high school diploma or equivalent

Proof of successful completion of Human Anatomy & Physiology I and Medical Terminology within 18 months of registration date

Complete Registration for Professional Medical Coding

WorkKeys Scores of 5 for Workplace Documents and 4 for Graphic Literacy

 

This course is approved for WIOA, MyCAA funding, and Sallie Mae Loans.

 

Location:  Gary Hall, 140-D, Dothan Campus

334-556-2414

adunlap@wallace.edu

 

Office Hours

Mon – Thur: 7:30am – 4:30pm

Fri: 7:30am – 2:00pm

Attendance Policy

A student may be terminated from the course if he/she has more than 3 (excused or unexcused) absences or tardiness. An unexcused absence or tardiness will result in a one-day suspension. Professional courtesy dictates that you should call your lead instructor prior to being absent or tardy (no texting).