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Certified Interventional Radiology Cardiovascular Coder

CIRCC® Exam Preparation Learning

Exam preparation
CIRCC bundle includes study guide, practice exam, and two (2) exam attempts. $659.95 for members ($679.95 for non-members).

The CIRCC (Certified Interventional Radiology Cardiovascular Coder) credential is the gold standard for anyone who performs IR/cardiovascular coding. ZHealth Publishing has partnered with the AAPC to create the official study guide for the CIRCC exam. Spanning basic to advanced IR coding, the CIRCC Study Guide contains a listing of all interventional codes with brief explanations of how to use them. There is no course offered for CIRCC.

Successful completion indicates that you are prepared to take the certification exam and begin a career as an interventional radiology cardiovascular coding expert. A specialized certification like this is a great way to both establish your coding skills and differentiate yourself within the medical coding job market.

Education and experience requirements

  • Two years of experience in the healthcare field and have a solid foundation of knowledge in medical terminology, anatomy, and pathophysiology 

  • Or Fundamentals of Medicine - our live, virtual instructor-led course that covers all three of the prerequisites below. 

  • Or Anatomy (self-paced instruction), Medical Terminology (self-paced instruction), and Pathophysiology (self-paced instruction).

Course format

CIRCC is a study guide-based learning and practice exam. You get the flexibility to prepare for the exam on your own time, at your own pace.

Bundle includes

  • Online practice exam

    One 50-question practice exam to gauge your readiness for the certification exam.

  • Exam (2 electronic exam attempts)
    The exam evaluates a coder's knowledge, rationales, efficiency, effectiveness, and grants certification upon passing. Includes 2 attempts to be taken electronically.

  • Study guide

    AAPC’s certification study guides are designed to help you feel familiar with the exam beforehand. All the exam content sections will be covered, as well as test-taking tips so you know what to expect on exam day.  

Course terms and conditions

By purchasing this online learning and other items, I certify that I have read and agree to the terms and conditions and the refund policy.

Date of purchase is considered your learning start date, additional time will be given for processing of your order. After your order is processed you will receive further email instruction on course access.

This 40 clock hour learning must be completed within 3 months, however AAPC allows for an additional 1 month grace period, giving you a full 6 months access from date of purchase. Additional time extensions may be purchased for a monthly fee.