Nov 17, 2018  
2018 - 2019 Catalog 
    
2018 - 2019 Catalog

Medical Coding, C.A.S.


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CERTIFICATE OF APPLIED SCIENCE PROGRAM
DIVISION: ALLIED HEALTH


The Medical Coding Certificate of Applied Science program at Delgado Community College provides academic and clinical education in inpatient and outpatient coding, including required courses in health record content, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology and disease process. The program prepares graduates to perform medical coding functions in various health care facilities.

The program will adhere to the American Health Information Management Association’s (AHIMA) approval criteria for coding certificate programs. Students completing this certificate will be qualified to sit for the Certified Coding Associate (CCA) credential.

The Certificate of Applied Science program is a limited admissions program.  Students interested in Delgado’s Medical Coding Certificate of Applied Scinece program should contact the Allied Health Admissions Office at (504) 671-6201 for admissions information.

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 42


NOTE:


See Graduation Requirements .

Students planning to pursue a baccalaureate program should contact that receiving institution for determination of course transferability. A listing of Delgado courses can be found by following this link: Transfer List 

Suggested Sequence


Total: 13 credit hours


Total: 11 credit hours


Third Semester (Summer Session)


Total: 6 credit hours


Total: 9 credit hours


Total: 3 credit hours


TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 42


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