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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

AHM 240 - Hospital Coding and Case Studies

This course is designed for students who plan to work in the Health Information Management (HIM) department of a hospital. It is intended to provide additional in-depth study of inpatient medical record case studies to increase knowledge and skills in ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding. This course will also provide students the opportunities to use and apply ICD-10-PCS coding classification system. Students will learn coding characteristics, conventions and apply guidelines to identify and accurately assign codes to inpatient hospital procedures. NOTE: Students must achieve an overall grade of "C" (70% or above) to receive credit for this course for Allied Health Programs or certificates.
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites: AHM 239