Feb 07, 2023  
2021-2022 College Catalog 
2021-2022 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MCS 210 - Medical Coding Practicum

Total Credits = 3
Lecture = 0 / Laboratory = 0

MCS 210 is supervised on-the-job experience performing medical coding in a laboratory or health care facility.  A minimum of 135 hours of practical experience will be required.  The class will require students to be available for assignments to health care facilities Monday through Friday for up to eight (8) hours per day where students will be expected to work extensively with a primary group of practitioners and an opportunity to see day-to-day operations of the HIM department.  This is an opportunity to learn about the practical side of healthcare from the practitioners themselves.

Prerequisites: Completion of all courses in the MCS program of study with a grade of “C” or better