SCI education for AAPC certifications.
The AAPC offers the following specialty certifications in the multiple choice exam format with a 70% passing score requirement. Click on the respective certification acronym below for more info on the AAPC provided education.
Certified Ambulatory Surgery Center Coder
Certified Anesthesia and Pain Management Coder
Certified Cardiology Coder
Certified Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Coder
Certified Emergency Department Coder
Certified Evaluation and Management Coder
Certified Family Practice Coder
Certified Gastroenterology Coder
Certified General Surgery Coder
Certified Hematology and Oncology Coder
Certified Interventional Radiology Cardiovascular Coder
Certified Obstetrics Gynecology Coder
Certified Ophthalmology Coder
Certified Orthopedic Surgery Coder
Certified Professional Coder in Dermatology
Certified Pediatric Coder
Certified Rheumatology Coder
Certified Urology Coder
While the AAPC offers education for their certifications, SCI's education can be used for most of AAPC's specialty exams with the education at higher quality:
AAPC specialty education includes:
Approximately 4 hours of PowerPoint lectures.
One practice text with approximately 12 case studies and 35 multiple choice questions.
Study guide is extra $.
SCI's specialty education includes:
8 hours of classroom style, instructor-led, education.
One practice exam with 100 fill-in-the blank questions.
Textbook (not study guide) included.
While our education is for our fill in the blank exams, with mastering that real world coding you'll be ready for the AAPC's multiple choice exams!
Plus through January 20th, 2024, invest in the Specialty Coder Institute's education and you will also receive our exam and first year membership (including SCI CEUs) for free! For the conversion certifications below, choose the discounted bundle to include your SCI exam and membership if you'd like. Or you may choose the class only option.
Ambulatory Surgery Center
Anesthesia and Pain Management
Evaluation and Management
Hematology / Oncology
SCI has taken our CCANES and CCPM classes and combined them into one to provide students with the necessary information to pass the CANPC exam with the AAPC. In addition, the OBGYN class takes SCI's CCOB and CCGYN classes and combines them into one to provide students with the necessary information to pass the COBGC exam with the AAPC.
AAPC and is not affiliated with SCI. Their name and certifications are listed for referencing purposes only.