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HEIT 2999 – Medical Coding Externship

Course Description

This course is designed to promote career awareness through a curriculum-related work experience in an administrative healthcare environment.  Medical Coding Specialist (CAS) students will integrate classroom theory with a monitored and supervised work experience to apply coding/billing principles in a health care setting.  40 hours

PREREQUISITES:  HEIT 1010 (Minimum grade of C); HEIT 1030 (Minimum grade of C); HEIT 1250 (Minimum grade of C)

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study, Laboratory, Lecture,

Science and Mathematics Division
Health Science Department

Classroom Hours:

Lab/Shop Hours: 1

Clinical Hours:

Work Experience Hours:

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