Build on your outpatient experience to prepare for a new career in inpatient coding!
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. The program is perfect for the seasoned outpatient coder with broad experience (including, but not limited to, coding of Emergency Room, Ambulatory Surgery, and Observation cases) looking for a pathway to a career in inpatient coding.
Start today and “fast-track” the learning with these online, self-paced courses available 24/7; the 24-week enrollment period provides ongoing access to complex training materials.
The program consists of Libman Education’s exclusive materials and may be taken sequentially or concurrently:
ICD-10-CM: Selected Guidelines for Coding and Reporting
Correct understanding and application of ICD-10-CM guidelines are essential to anyone concerned with accurate, complete, and defensible coding of diagnoses. Libman Education’s ICD-10-CM: Selected Guidelines for Coding and Reporting provides detailed instruction on complex guideline topics.
ICD-10-PCS: Medical and Surgical Coding
Introduction to the structure and design of the ICD-10-PCS system and coding guidelines. Course provides education on assigning codes within the medical and surgical section of ICD-10-PCS, with complete education on the 31 root operations used in the coding process.
Practical Coding Experience: Inpatient
Practical, hands-on experience assigning ICD-10-CM diagnosis and ICD-10-PCS procedure codes to accurately and completely code a wide range of inpatient health records. A total of 72 carefully selected case studies provide ample practice to take you from beginner to intermediate level coding skills.
Please note: Pending update by the textbook publisher for 2021 (expected February 2021), students who purchase Accelerated Inpatient Coder Training will receive the 2021 CM and PCS Update(s) at no additional cost to ensure their training is brought current.
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.
Unlimited course access during a 24-week enrollment period.
The level of effort to complete this course, start to finish, is equivalent to 15 CEUs and should take you approximately 15-45 hours to complete. Remember: You have access to the course materials for the full 24-week enrollment period and we encourage you to re-review any materials that are helpful to you.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of the course work, student will be able to download a Libman Education Certificate of Completion. The Certificate of Completion will list the course as awarding 15 CEUs.
This course has been/will be submitted for prior approval by AHIMA. Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.
AAPC: 15 CEUs
This program has the prior approval of AAPC for continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.
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“Libman has exceeded my expectations so far in every way, with the content of courses, but the hands on with the instructors is one of the best and most genius things to offer! All other companies I’ve seen in my 12 years in this field do not offer this invaluable service with their education. Answers to questions on education content is something that was desperately needed, but to my knowledge, it was/is not offered anywhere else and this is what sets Libman apart from the rest. Also, your high quality education and very knowledgeable instructors.” — coding student