Coding for Health Care Professionals

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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This online coding program is for health care professionals looking to add to their skill set and move into a coding career. Nurses, health care administrators, paramedics and other professionals that have health care knowledge, experience and education can move into this training program and become very marketable. The coding field is growing faster than average due to mandatory electronic health records, health information management changes, and the new Affordable Healthcare Act.


This program provides the training needed to take the national Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), or the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) certification exam through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).


Required Textbooks/Materials: Textbooks are required on a course-by-course basis and are listed by course code (ex. XHIM 518) on the TTC Bookstore website. You must have the same book as your instructor in order to complete assignments and take quizzes/tests. The books listed on the TTC website are the only acceptable texts. Book costs are not included in course fees. Students in the Charleston area may purchase books at the Main Campus Bookstore, Bldg. 950. Distance students may order books (shipped from the campus bookstore). Please make sure you know your course code when ordering books online. If you order books from any other source please make sure the ISBN number matches the book listed on the TTC Bookstore website.


Time/Location: Courses are offered online only. Click on D2L on the top of the page to log into your online classroom.


Cost: Costs are listed on a by-course basis. Simply register and pay for each course as you take it. *Books not included in course fees.


Faculty: All coding instructors are AHIMA certified.


Curriculum: A TTC certificate of completion is awarded to individuals who successfully complete every courses.


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NOTE: If you click on "VIEW COURSE DETAILS" and do not see the class listed, then the course is not currently being offered or it has already reached its capacity and no more seats are available. You can call the registration office at 843.574.6152 and ask to be put on a waiting list.

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