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Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

AHM 242 - Virtual Professional Practice Experience Capstone Course

This course is designed to have students apply knowledge and skills from their Medical Coding and Billing classes in a comprehensive hands-on experiential learning setting. Through this AHIMA Virtual Practicum, students will have the opportunity to use various software application programs including ATHENS Electronic Health Records software, Quadra Med Encoder Software, McKesson Horizon Master Patient Index Software and 3M Coding and Reimbursement Software. Various experts in the field will lecture on their specific subject areas. This course will also provide students with an opportunity to create a portfolio which will demonstrate employment skills to future employers.
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 4

Course Prerequisites: AHM 230, AHM 231, AHM 232, AHM 240, AHM 241