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The Language of Medicine/Pharmacology: Part I   

This course prepares those who do not have current, licensed medical credentials in a medical/surgical profession, to understand the language used by physicians and other medical/surgical professionals in the documentation of medical records. It provides the student with a foundation in medical/ surgical terminology, human structure, disease pathology and pharmacology necessary to accurately code using ICD-10-CM & PCS and CPT-4 Coding. Required textbook: The Language of Medicine by Chabner, 12th edition, to be brought to the first class.