# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Coding and Billing I Course Description

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Medical Coding and Billing I (8388/36 weeks) Course Description

Course Description

Course Code:8388
Co-op:Available
Duration:36 weeks
Suggested Grade Levels:11
Prerequisites:None

Students will be introduced to healthcare systems, how to manage an office, and the electronic medical record as it pertains to the field of medical coding and billing. Students will be exposed to the medical terminology used to describe human anatomy and physiology. Students will also be introduced to the field of health informatics.

Career Clusters and Pathways

For federal reporting (choose one)

  • Health Science
    • Health Informatics
    • Support Services

Available Credentials

Upon completion of the course

Certifications

Concentration Sequences

A combination of the course above and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses appropriate to their career pathways.

Check the course description for any course listed below, because some may have a prerequisite.