Jan 27, 2022  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

HIMT 2302 - Basic ICD Coding II

Credit hours: 3

Prerequisites: Pre- and corequisites should be defined by individual institutions and must be courses from General Education Requirements - Core and Major Field Core Courses.  * Certificates programs may have alternative requirements.

Course Description:
This course is a study of procedural coding and classification system used in classification of medical procedures and employed to organize medical information for future retrieval. Application of the current International Classification of Diseases Official Coding Guidelines as related to procedure coding will be addressed. Assignment of current coding and classification codes based on documentation will be practiced.  

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Apply accurately the Official Coding Guidelines to select and code the principal procedure and code other procedures.
  2. Define terminology associated with coding and classification of medical procedures.
  3. Identify discrepancies between coded data and supporting documentation