Medical Terminology & Coding

Medical Coding

($180 + apx. $400 for texts)
This course prepares students for entry-level health care insurance billing and coding positions. The program includes Insurance, CPT, and ICD-10-CM coding. This class helps prepare students for the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) CPC (Certified Professional Coder) certification examination. Prerequisites: HS Diploma or equivalent, Medical Terminology & Anatomy.

68954 - Online, 4/29/19-7/26/19 (Registration deadline 4/15/19)
68956 - Online, 8/19/19-11/8/19 (Registration deadline 8/5/19)

Medical Terminology & Anatomy

($180 + apx. $60 for text)
This course is an introduction to the study of the structure of medical words and terms. Emphasis is placed on spelling and defining commonly used prefixes, suffixes, root words, their combining forms, and body organization. Program content covers the basic human anatomy and physiology for all systems, laboratory medicine, pharmacology, elements of medical terms and names of major diseases, including terms used in physical exams, operative procedures and diagnosis. This class is a prerequisite to Medical Coding. Prerequisite: HS Diploma or equivalent.

68957 - Online, 4/29/19-7/26/19 (Registration deadline 4/15/19)
68955 - Online, 8/19/19-11/8/19 (Registration deadline 8/5/19)

Please call 336-328-1750 to register for either of the classes listed above.

Health Occupations Classes Offered Online

Handling Medical Emergencies
Human Anatomy & Physiology
Medical Receptionist, Introduction
Medical Terminology
Medical Transcription
Optical Assistant
Physical Therapy Aide
Spanish for Medical Professionals I
Spanish for Medical Professionals II
Veterinary Assistant I
Veterinary Assistant II
Veterinary Assistant III

All courses begin monthly on the following dates:
August 15
September 12
October 17
November 14
December 12

All courses $70 unless otherwise noted.

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Continuing Education - Occupational Extension Refund Policy:

A student who officially withdraws from an extension class prior to the first class meeting will be eligible for a 100 percent refund. Also, a student is eligible for a 100 percent refund if an applicable class fails to “make” due to insufficient enrollment. After the class begins, a 75 percent refund shall be made upon the request of the student if the student officially withdraws from the class prior to or on the 10 percent point of the scheduled hours of the class. Students should see their instructor for further details. No refunds will be made after the 10 percent point, even though the student may not have attended all classes up to that point.