2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Jun 24, 2024  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AMC 206 - Clinical Documentation

Class Hours: 2 Lab Hours: 3 Clinic/WkExp Hours: 0 Credit Hours: 3

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
Local Prerequisite: Enrollment in Advanced Medical Coding Program
Local Corequisite: None

Additional Fees: $11.25 Lab

This course covers the importance of clinical documentation and its role in accurate coding. Topics include communication with providers, documentation in the health record, how to formulate ethical queries to clarify conflicting diagnoses, and implications of accurate coding. Upon completion, students should be able to identify discrepancies between supporting documentation and coded data and develop appropriate physician queries.

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