Professional Medical Coding-40 weeks
Classes meet Tuesdays from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Southeast Health Auditorium Conference Room 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: $1,800: includes tuition, books, one year membership to AAPC, and CPC exam fee
- A high school diploma or equivalent
- Proof of successful completion of both a human anatomy course as well as a medical terminology course
This course is approved for WIOA funding.