Amy Cunningham, Instructor and Clinical Coordinator for the Health Information Technology Program of Fairmont State Community & Technical College, recently became a Certified PMCC Instructor with the American Academy of Professional Coders.
To become a certified Professional Medical Coding Curriculum (PMCC) instructor, individuals must be a member of the American Academy of Professional Coders, be a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) and have 5 years of coding experience.
The certification process entailed a rigorous three-day training session. At the end of the session, each participant was required to complete a written examination and an impromptu oral presentation. Cunningham exceeded the minimum requirements for the passing rate by receiving a composite score of 95 out of 100.
In addition to this certification, Cunningham is also a Certified Professional Coder, a Registered Health Information Administrator and a Certified Tumor Registrar.