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HI 2410 – Health Vocabulary, Terminology, and Classification Systems (3 credits)

November 2, 2022

This course aims to evaluate the reference terminologies currently used in health care settings (SNOMED-CT, LOINC) as well as applications of data capture technologies (such as natural language processing, voice recognition, and document imaging). Further, the course introduces students to computer-assisted coding technology applications and evaluates the use of health care terminologies, vocabularies, and classification systems found both nationally and internationally. A more focused review on format, guidelines, and application for ICD-10-CM, ICD-10-PCS, and HCPCS/CPT will take place. Students will utilize online coding tools to obtain hands-on practice with each of these three systems.