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Business and Professional Development
Professional Medical Coding Course
Vast amounts of information pass through even the most
modest of medical offices. The records of every patient
physician observations, prescription history, diagnoses,
procedures performed, tracking of diseases, etc.) must be
converted into a universally recognized set of classifications,
or codes. The medical coding professional is a crucial and
increasingly in-demand role in health care. In much the same
way, medical billing plays an invaluable part in the offices of
health care providers. Qualified specialists submit and track
all insurance claims and see to it that insurance companies
reimburse the health care provider for services rendered.
Coding and billing skills are so sought after in the healthcare
industry, the Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected that ca-
reers in Health Information Technology will experience acceler-
ated growth through 2014.The fee for this 16-week course
includes all books, materials, exam fee, and your membership
fee for the American Academy of Professional Coders.
sessions) Tuesdays, 1/22-5/14
SVCC-Room 2F10
Kim Ramirez, CPC-I, CEMC, CPC-H-I, MPC
Phlebotomy Technician Program
This 90 hour program prepares professionals to collect blood
specimens from clients for the purpose of laboratory analy-
sis. Students will become familiar with all aspects related to
blood collection and develop comprehensive skills to perform
venipunctures completely and safely. Classroom and lab work
includes terminology, anatomy and physiology; blood collec-
tion procedures; specimen hands-on practice; and training
in skills and techniques to perform puncture methods. Note:
There is no outside externship rotation included with this pro-
gram. This program is appropriate for students that already
have their CNA or other medical training.
CRN: 60909
sessions) Tues., Thurs. 3/19-5/28;
Sats., 4/6, 4/27, 5/18, 2013
T&Th-6-9:30PM Sat-9AM-3PM
SVCC-Room TBA CCI Instructor
$1,599 (Textbooks included)