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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

EdTech Institute, LLC (formerly The Sage Group, LLC) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Coding (255) *

Location: 
Various approved locations throughout the United States.
Length: 
45 hours (15 weeks).
Dates: 

March 2010 - March 2015.  

Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: identify the purpose and use of the CPT manual; discuss the formatted sections of the manual; accurately assign CPT codes for services and procedures; and appropriately append CPT modifiers.

Instruction: 

Major topics include: overview of the CPT manual including: CPT format; evaluation and management; anesthesia and modifiers; introduction to the surgery section and integumentary system; musculoskeletal system; respiratory section; cardiovascular; female genital system, maternity care and delivery; general surgery I and II; radiology sections; pathology/laboratory section; medicine section and Level II National Codes. Prerequisites: Introduction to Medical Coding and Billing (251) and Introduction to Medical Terminology (253).

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Allied Health and Bioinformatics (3/10). *NOTE: Course numbers on transcripts may reflect different prefixes depending upon where a course is offered.

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