Course Number   Course Title / Description / MnTC Goals / Prerequisites Credits
HIMC 1140   Pharmacology 3  
  This course introduces the coding student to basic pharmacology concepts and drug categories as related to current coding guidelines. A review of basic math, drug information sources, drug standards and legislations, pharmaceutical preparations and prescriptions will also be covered. Students will also learn the study of drugs according to classification and/or body systems. Emphasis is place on commonly used drugs and their effects on body systems. Drug reference utilization is included.  

HIMC 1140 is a required course in the following degrees, diplomas, or certificates:
Medical Coding Specialist Diploma (2017-2018)
Health Information Technician AAS Degree (2016-2017)
Medical Coding Specialist Diploma (2016-2017)
Health Information Technician AAS Degree (2015-2016)
Medical Coding Specialist Diploma (2015-2016)
Health Information Technician AAS Degree (2014-2015)
Health Information Technician AAS Degree (2013-2014)
 
HIMC 1140 is an elective course in the following degrees, diplomas, or certificates:
Health Information Technician AAS Degree (2021-2022)
Medical Coding Specialist Diploma (2021-2022)
Health Information Technician AAS Degree (2020-2021)
Medical Coding Specialist Diploma (2020-2021)
Health Information Technician AAS Degree (2019-2020)
Medical Coding Specialist Diploma (2019-2020)
Health Information Technician AAS Degree (2018-2019)