2019-2020 Catalog

HDIM 2421 Clinical Coding I

4.5 - 0.0 - 4.5


(2) BIOS 1310 or HIMS 1310; and HDIM 1001 or HIMS 1120 and HIMS 1130 - must be completed prior to taking this course.

Pre Co Requisite

(1) HIMS 1180 - must be taken either prior to or at the same time as this course.

Course Description

Students gain knowledge of the International Classification of Diseases, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) systems, official coding guidelines, and application of coding principles to diagnostic statements found across the continuum of healthcare. Students explore utilization of coding resources and tools.