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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

AHM 239 - Introduction to ICD-10-CM Coding

This course is designed to teach those interested in learning ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding, the basic skills required to accurately code diagnosis in ICD-10-CM. Students will learn how to interpret and apply the ICD-10-CM guidelines to properly assign diagnosis codes to patient encounters. The ICD-10-CM codebook, textbook class-work, homework activities, and lectures will provide students with hands-on experience in assigning accurate diagnosis codes in ICD-10-CM. NOTE: Students must obtain a grade of "C" or better in this course to successfully complete their program.
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites: (AHM 104, AGM 105) or (BIO 150, BIO 151), AHM 208, AHM 233,all with a C or better