Blizzard 2015

Due to recent inclement weather, Hudson County Community College will extend Registration to Friday, Jan. 30, 2015. In addition, the Add/Drop period will be extended to Friday, Feb. 6, 2015.


  • 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.