ICD-10 for ICD-9 Coders
James Madison University Outreach & Engagement has partnered with Career Step to help students familiar with ICD-9 prepare for the ICD-10. The ICD-10 for ICD-9 Coders non-credit course prepares medical coders for the new ICD-10 code set, which all healthcare facilities and physicians' offices must begin using October 1, 2015. The course assumes students are already familiar with the principles of medical coding as well as medical terminology, pharmacology, and basic anatomy and pathophysiology. Students will learn ICD-10 specific advanced anatomy/physiology as well as advanced pathophysiology and ICD-10 coding with guided hands-on exercises that allow students to gain real-world experience with the new code set. In addition to one-on-one support from AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainers throughout the course, students receive several industry codebooks.
What Will I Be Learning?
In the ICD-10 for ICD-9 Coders non-credit course you'll learn:
- Advanced anatomy and physiology
- Advanced pathophysiology
The code training section of the program includes instruction on using the industry codebooks as well as guided hands-on exercises so you can gain experience working with the code sets.
What is Included With My Training Program?
The ICD-10 for ICD-9 Coders course provides you:
- ICD-10 specific biomedical sciences training
- ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS education with hands-on exercises
- AHA ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Handbook
- ICD-10 industry codebooks
- Instructor support from AHIMA-Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainers
The ICD-10 for ICD-9 Coders program includes 137 hours of curriculum and is pre-approved for 24 AHIMA CEUs and 12 AAPC CEUs.
Students have 3 months of online access to the program. Upon successful completion, students receive a Certificate of Completion from James Madison University.
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