AMCI has also launched an Executive Diploma course in medical coding. The course has been designed by professionals with experience in the real medical coding world. The course structure appropriately covers all essential of medical coding along with live examples, training exercises, case studies and brief of medical terminology. Since the course is meant for employed professionals from the healthcare industry or existing medical coders, the course briefs all aspects in a limited time and shorter duration as compared to the actual Post Graduate Diploma course. The course offers to be a re-fresher course for existing employees who already know about the industry and terminology but are interested in re-training or updating onto the norms and regulations of the industry.
IGMPI has long been a part of the healthcare education chain and has been into the field with its many professional’s healthcare courses. This yet another one has been an addition to the basket of existing ones.
The case study based approach in Executive Diploma programme via Regular, Part-time and interactive modes is designed for professionals who wish to complete the course in shorter time duration. This course is beneficial for professionals from different streams to help them intensify their knowledge. This is a fast track and advanced course having rigorous case studies based methodology throughout the duration.
Module 1: Introduction to Medical Coding
Module 2: Basics of Anatomy and Physiology
Module 3: Medical Coding and terminologies in association with Diseases
Module 4: International Classification of Diseases (ICD)
Module 5: Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)
Module 6: Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)
Module 7: Modifiers
Module 8: Evaluation and Management Guidelines for Medical coding professionals
Module 9: Radiology and Anaesthesia Guidelines for Medical coding professionals
Module 10: Surgery Guidelines for Medical coding professionals
Module 11: Pathology and Laboratory and Medicine Services and Procedures Guidelines for Medical coding professionals
Module 12: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Module 13: Case Studies
In the Regular, part time and interactive modes classes are conducted throughout the duration of the course apart from Learning Management System (LMS) support and comprehensive and dynamic study material for all the modules. For Delhi NCR and Vadodara students face to face classroom sessions will be conducted on weekends and for other location students interactive classroom sessions will be conducted.
Candidates with Graduate/Post Graduate Degree/Diploma in Pharmacy, Healthcare, Medicine, Dentistry, Biology, Zoology, Chemistry, Microbiology or even Biochemistry are eligible to apply for this course.
The course will be completed over a period of Three month which will include the tenure applicable for examinations as well as case studies completion.
The registration dates for this bi-annual programme run by the institute are updated timely on the webpage. The Training sessions and webinars are scheduled preferably on weekends depending on the availability of visiting faculty.. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, videos and study material easily accessible. This gives huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.
A one-time fees (lump sum paid at beginning of the course) of Rs. 23,000/- (for Part Time and interactive modes) (3000 USD for overseas students) and Rs. 21,000/-(1,500 USD for distance cum e- learning mode), This covers for the course registration fees, tuition fees, course material fees ect. Apart from this, an examination fee of Rs 450/- (USD 20) per module needs to be paid later as per the examination notification of the Institute.10% of fee concession is applicable to applicants belonging to SC/ST, Physically Handicapped (PH), Ex-servicemen or those who belong to Economically Weaker Section (EWS)/ Below Poverty Line (BPL).
IGMPI follows a credit system based on all learning activities involved in studying for all PG Diploma, Executive Diploma and Certificate Programmes. Each of your modules is equal to 4 credits. To successfully complete the programme, you will have to earn all the credits assigned to your programme.
All the participants are obliged to appear for annual exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Executive Diploma in Medical Coding. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.
The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing with placement assistance to in its participants. The robust placement cell comprises of senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintains close links with business and industry. We are engaged in promoting the employability of our participants by maintaining good rapport and relation with HR cell and recruiting managers of leading healthcare companies across the globe.
The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing, interview skills & conducting mock interviews etc.
In recent months the Institute has witnessed more and more participation from professionals working with global pharmaceutical, healthcare and food giants like Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, Aurobindo Pharma, Glenmark Generics, Cipla, Wockhardt, Pfizer, Abbott, Medtronic, Foster Corporation, Ipca Laboratories, Calyx, Mother Dairy, Bliss GVS Pharma, Al Rawabi, Almarai, Green Pastures, Accenture, Wipro, Fortis Clinical Research, Quintiles, SeQuent, PepsiCo India, Mankind, Beryl Drugs, CFTRI, Ciron, Sun Pharmaceutical, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, Biocon, Apollo Hospitals, etc.
AMCI levels grounds and provides essential tools making the candidates confident before entering the field. The course is structured in a way to provide knowledge, experience and training altogether. With basics set right and strong, the candidate is sure to excel in the medical coding industry.
Through the course, aspirants gain good hold on the framework and legislations of medical coding industry leading to availability of best employment options. Medical coding professionals are a need in all the setups of the healthcare industry. From clinics, to hospitals, insurance companies, big universities, testing labs, diagnostic centres, and legal centres addressing health or life insurance issues and many more. Medical coding is a sure shot for those with dedication and an eye for details.
Mr Vinod Arora, Principal Advisor, IGMPI
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