Sep 17, 2021  
PVCC 2021-2022 College Catalog 
  
PVCC 2021-2022 College Catalog

Health Information Management (CSC)


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Certificate

Purpose: The certificate program is designed to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain entry-level employment in a variety of local medical settings.

Occupational Objectives: The Health Information Management (HIM) Certificate program will prepare graduates for entry-level employment in a variety of local medical office settings (acute care facilities, outpatient physician offices and facilities, medical coding/billing, insurance companies, and more). Graduates will obtain the necessary knowledge and skills in areas such as basic medical coding, patient scheduling, health records maintenance, healthcare compliance, billing, and reimbursement.

This program is also designed to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills necessary to take the National Coding Exam (CCA-Certificed Coding Associate) with AHIMA (The American Health Informaiton Management Association) and/or the National Coding Exam (CPC-Certified Professional Coder) with the AAPC (The American Academy of Professional Coders).

Admission Requirement: Admission to the College. There are no additional admission requirements for this program. Additional program information can be found on the program’s web site or in the Admissions and Advising Center or in the Health and Life Sciences Division office.

You can find additional information about the Health Information Management Certificate in a booklet, which can be found on the program’s web page, in Admissions and Advising, and in the Health and Life Sciences Building.

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