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Former Pinoy bakery cleaner passes medical coding exam

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A former bakery cleaner has successfully passed the Certified Professional Coder (CPC) certification exam on Sunday, August 23, with 81 percent passing grade. 

James Paul Reyes believes that a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. He recalled in 2010 when he started to work in Dubai as a cleaner and a helper in a bakery. 

“As a dreamer, I told myself, I have to step up my game for me to succeed,” he said. 

His hard work paid off when he got promoted to be an office coordinator then logistics assistance. 

It was 2019 when he faced a series of struggles, including being jobless for almost one year. 

“On the brighter side, that was when I started to take up medical coding classes at the Filipino Institute. It was a big challenge for me as I don’t have a medical background, career-wise, but that didn’t stop me. I used that weakness to be my strength and to be on top,” Reyes. 

He took the medical exam on August 23 and he described it as a nerve-racking one despite coming mentally and spiritually prepared. 

“That same day, I got the result, 81% passing grade, I was on cloud nine, overwhelmed, mixed emotions rushing through my veins,” he added. 

He thanked the Filipino Institute, especially the trainers, for providing a high standard of training to all aspiring Filipinos. 

“CPC exam, you’re definitely God’s gift to all aspiring medical coders. To all OFWs, remember to never stop believing, don’t be afraid to take that single step to start your journey. Life is too short, learn new things, challenge yourself, and never doubt God’s plan for you. This is just a beginning,” the CPC passer said.

This story has been featured on the fifth issue of The Global Filipino Magazine. To get a copy, you may contact +971503196856. If you have an inspiring story or know someone with one, please send an email at tgfmfi@gmail.com.

Ryan Namia
Ryan Namia spends most of his days reading over drafts of new written content and determining which ones make the final cut for online and print publication. He received his Bachelor's degree in Journalism in 2015 and has been writing since 2016. Got story to tell? Email him at eic@theglobalfilipinomagazine.com.

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