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Certified Professional Coder Prep Course Fall 2022

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Are you a detail-oriented person?  Put those skills to good use and learn what is required for physician medical coding. Instruction includes:  medical terminology, beginning through advanced CPT Procedure Coding, HCPCS, and ICD-10 diagnosis coding.

Course prepares students to sit for the American Association for Professional Coders (AAPC) Certified Professional Coder (CPC) exam. 

There is a minimum of 25 hours of online work in addition to the scheduled classes/labs/zoom meetings.  Every other week class will meet for an extra 1/2 hour for the instructor to answer questions regarding the online work.

Textbooks, online medical terminology class, AAPC student membership and certification testing fee included in tuition.  For more information, please visit the Certified Professional Coder Website

Prerequisite:  Attend Healthcare Orientation Session at BRCC.  To register for an orientation, visit our website:
BRCC currently has scholarship funding to defray the cost of many workforce courses - such as Certified Professional Coder Prep Course.  Most Virginia residents receive a 2/3 discount on tuition and, for many unemployed individuals or individuals in low paying jobs, courses are free or nearly free.  Email ( or call (540-453-2215) to talk with an advisor who can help get you into a short term training course at BRCC today!

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Class Details

30 Sessions
Weekly - Tue

Bioscience Building (S) - Main Campus

Debby Houston 



Please read:  There is a minimum of 25 hours of online work in addition to the scheduled classes/labs/zoom meetings.

I am enrolling in this class as part of the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program (WCG). As a condition to receiving a grant, I agree to the following terms and conditions as specified on this site: WCG Release Form.

Virginia Ready Initiative The course you enrolled in may qualify you for a one-time Virginia Ready Credential Achievement Award of $1,000. You must apply to Virginia Ready within five (5) calendar days of your FastForward course start date to be part of this program, if eligible. To learn more details and submit your application, click the following link: Apply to become a Virginia Ready (VA Ready) Scholar today! Please note: Submitting the VA Ready sign-up form incorrectly or multiple times will cause delays. Your community college is not responsible for contacting VA Ready and/or ensuring you meet VA Ready deadlines. Please email: directly with any questions.



Registration Closes On
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 @ 12:00 AM

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Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 11/08/2022, 11/22/2022, 12/27/2022)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
10/4/2022 - 5/16/2023 Weekly - Tue 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM Weyers Cave, Bioscience Building (S) - Main Campus  Map Debby Houston 

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