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Sandy Johnson

Senior Lecturer in Biology/Allied Health

Life Sciences 302
Phone: (812) 941-2078
sanljohn@ius.edu

Biography

I have been teaching in the medical field, specifically medical coding, billing, and transcription for 30 years. My work experience prior to teaching was in a clinical laboratory and later as a medical assistant in an internal medicine practice. I have a Bachelor of Science in Vocational/Technical Education and a Master of Science in Human Resource Development, both from Indiana State University in Terre Haute. I hold professional credentials as a medical assistant, CMA (AAMA), and a medical coder, CPC (Certified Professional Coder) through AAPC.

I am an active member of the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) and the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).

Publications

Co-author of Understanding Medical Coding, A Comprehensive Guide, now in final draft for third revision. Estimated publication date of January 2012, published by Delmar Cengage. I am also currently a technical reviewer for an advanced medical transcription textbook for Delmar Cengage Publishers

I am working as a technical adviser for an advanced medical transcription textbook published by Delmar Cengage Publishers.

Teaching Areas

I am the instructor for Medical Coding I and II, Intro. to HIM and Reimbursement Methodologies, and both basic and advanced Medical Transcription courses. I also am the instructor for a coding review course offered through Continuing Studies as a noncredit course to prepare participants for coding certification.

Campus Events

Orientation (First-Year Students)

Orientation (First-Year Students)

July 24th, 2018

All day event

Orientation (Transfer Students)

Orientation (Transfer Students)

July 24th, 2018

All day event

Orientation (First-Year Students)

Orientation (First-Year Students)

July 26th, 2018

All day event

Classes End for Summer II Session

Classes End for Summer II Session

August 6th, 2018

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Orientation (First-Year Students)

Orientation (First-Year Students)

August 8th, 2018

All day event

Orientation (Transfer Students)

Orientation (Transfer Students)

August 10th, 2018

All day event

Graduate Student Orientation

Graduate Student Orientation

August 11th, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Induction Day

Induction Day

August 17th, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

2018 Champions Dinner

2018 Champions Dinner

August 18th, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Fall Classes Begin

Fall Classes Begin

August 20th, 2018

All day event

Last Day to Register for Fall Classes

Last Day to Register for Fall Classes

August 26th, 2018

All day event

Labor Day Holiday - NO CLASSES

Labor Day Holiday - NO CLASSES

September 3rd, 2018

All day event

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