Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC)

Community College of Allegheny County

Course Description


MDR-202 - Health Info Technology Directed Pract 1 (3 credits)
Prerequisite(s): PREREQUISITES: MDR100 COREQUISITES: MDR102
This course is designed to provide and place emphasis on supervised clinical practice sessions in health information technology. Analyzing, storing and retrieving health information from a variety of formats, abstracting, coding and Diagnosis-Related Group (DRG) assignment, releasing information and maintaining patient registries are put into practice. The planning and organization aspects of the hospital and the Health Information Department are experienced during these practice sessions. This course requires a per credit health career fee; Check the tuition and fee schedule for the current rate.


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