• Thursday 29 July 2021
  • 02:29 PM

Unified National Clinical Coding Program-The second installment

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 What is Clinical Coding?                           ​

Clinical Coding ranks as one of the most promising careers around the world. In fact, it is now considered a high-demand profession and the role of coders has become more important than ever. Clinical Coding involves reviewing, analyzing, and translating medical information from a patient’s health record into alphanumeric/numeric codes, using a complex health classification system. The resulting data provides comprehensive quality information that is used for direct patient care, physician and hospital reimbursement, research, decision making and health system planning.


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Academic admission criteria:

1-      Bachelor's degree in the following:


         - Biology

         - Microbiology

         - Biotechnology

         - Physics

 ​        - Chemistry

         - Biochemistry

          - English

2-      English requirements:

         IELTS over all band score 4.5 or equivalent

3-      Saudi nationality

4-      Unemployed

There might be additional institutional requirements ​


Application sorting process:

 Applicants will be sorted out in a stepped approach using English score and GPA. ​


Sponsorships​:

        1- Ministry of Health 

        2- Saudi Health Council 

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​For contact and inquiries about admission to the program, please click here​​
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