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 *Macs are not compatible with software required for a course within the program.

This one-year program prepares students to code patients' medical information for reimbursement purposes. Students will consult classification manuals and assign codes to each diagnosis and procedure. Students will also receive instruction in assigning patients to a "diagnosis-related group" or DRG.

Pre-requisite Skills: Basic keyboarding skill, basic computer knowledge. To access your keyboarding proficiency, visit this web site: www.typingtest.com.

Curriculum: The program can be completed in one year by following the schedule outline in the Sequence of Study. Courses offered by Dakota College at Bottineau are linked to pages providing additional information about the courses such as prerequisites, course objectives, semesters offered, etc. 

Course Number Course Title SH Semester Campus
AH 171 Medical Terminology 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





AH 134 Medical Disorders 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





PHRM 215 Introduction to Pharmacology 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





AH 138 Basic Procedure Coding 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





AH 139 Basic Diagnostic Coding 3 Fall, Spring DCB





AH 231 Healthcare Law & Ethics 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





BIOL 115 Human Structure & Function 4 Fall, Spring DCB





AH 142 Intermediate Coding I 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





AH 143 Intermediate Coding II 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





PSYC 100 Human Relations in Organizations 3 Fall, Spring DCB





AH 287 Computer Applications in Healthcare *Macs are not compatible with software required for this course. 3 Fall, Spring, Summer DCB





 

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Ashley Pedie

ashley.pedie@dakotacollege.edu

701-228-5449

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