LIFE & HEALTH SCIENCES
The Medical Office Coding Specialist Certificate (which has been revised into the Medical Office Coding and Billing Certificate beginning fall 2008) provides students with a core set of medical office skills in coding and reimbursement to: read and interpret medical documentation (diagnoses, conditions, services and procedures); apply coding systems and regulatory rules in completing billing forms; apply reimbursement methodologies and claims; demonstrate personal behaviors, attitudes and values consistent with a health care professional; demonstrate critical thinking and problem solving; and demonstrate informational literacy. Prospects are excellent in the Miami Valley and throughout the nation. Job opportunities include: physician offices, ambulatory care centers, urgent care centers, medical billing companies, long term care centers, home health care agencies, and insurance and managed care companies. Click on the link below to view the curriculum.
Health Information Management (HIM)
Important Information about Life and Health Sciences Programs: The Life and Health Sciences (LHS) Programs consist of open enrollment courses (general education and division specific) and program specific courses with limited enrollment. The open enrollment courses may be taken prior to entry into the limited enrollment courses. To qualify for entry to limited enrollment courses, please see the program specific information packet located on each LHS program's webpage.
Did You Know?
Nine of our students have made the Academic All-American First Team for Community, Technical and Junior Colleges—more than at any other community college.
Sinclair has established more than 100 transfer agreements to assist students in transferring to other colleges.
Our division houses the Dental Hygiene Clinic, providing preventive care to the community.
Pass rates on credentialing/licensing exams for health care programs at Sinclair far exceed state and national pass rate averages.