Hudson County Community College Closed - March 5, 2015

Please be advised that Hudson County Community College will be closed on Thursday, March 5, 2015, due to inclement weather. All classes and activities scheduled for Thursday, March 5, 2015, will be cancelled. 


  • HIT-113 : Clinical Classification Systems

    Academic Level:
    Undergraduate
    Department:
    Allied Health
    Subject:
    Health Information Technology
    Prerequisites:
    1468
    Corequisites:
    None
    Credits:
    3
    This course is designed to familiarize the student with coding and classification systems used in health information management. Emphasis will be on inpatient coding and classification utilizing ICD-10-CM/PCS. Course work will focus on the official coding guidelines and use of the two volumes of ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. The laboratory component of the course emphasizes the use of computer-based coding software (encoder) to assign diagnostic and procedural codes by abstracting information from patient records. Students will also determine the DRG for each patient record coded.