Cross-training has always been a smart strategy to ensure adequate coverage for the ebbs and flows of the coding process. By building on valuable on-the-job experience and knowledge and supplementing these skills with the essential training necessary, coders are able to assume new responsibilities.
Looking for suggestions on how to implement a program at your hospital? See “How to Cross-train Your Coding Staff Now” by Libman Education author and nationally recognized coding authority, Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA.
Outpatient to Inpatient Cross-training
Cross-training for existing outpatient coders. Accelerated Inpatient Coder Training builds on an outpatient coder’s valuable on-the-job experience and knowledge and supplements their skills with the essential training necessary to assume inpatient coding responsibilities.
Enter the fastest growing area of healthcare and cross-train to code Emergency Room, Ambulatory Surgery, and Observation cases. Accelerated Outpatient Coder Training builds on a current skilled coder’s valuable on-the-job experience and knowledge and provides the essential training necessary to assume broader outpatient coding responsibilities.
Core Coding Skills for the Outpatient Coder provides the essential workforce training necessary for an entry-level outpatient coder. Learn the primary coding systems used in the outpatient setting (ICD-10-CM and CPT) plus hands-on, real-world practical experience in accurate and complete coding. Start your career today!
Core Coding Skills for the Hospital Coder provides the essential workforce training necessary for an entry-level hospital coder. Learn the primary coding systems used in hospitals (ICD-10-CM; ICD-10-PCS; and CPT) plus hands-on, real-world practical experience in accurate and complete coding. Start your career today!
The Grow Your Own Coder program allows employers to transform new and existing staff into certified coders. This customizable, cost-effective solution uses a model of progressive skills development and targeted mentoring by skilled senior coders to ensure staff develop the knowledge and real world experience necessary to perform their job to your standards.
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