Dec 07, 2022  
PVCC 2022-2023 College Catalog 
    
PVCC 2022-2023 College Catalog

Health Information Management (C)


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Certificate
Code: 141


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-Certified Coding Associate) with AHIMA (The American Health Information Management Association) and/or the National Coding Exam (CPC-Certified Professional Coder) with the AAPC (The American Academy of Professional Coders).

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