AMCI has also launched an ICD-10-CM Industry Certificate Programme 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 guidelines of ICD-10 along with diagnosis and procedure codes extensively and lives examples, exercises, case studies and brief of ICD-10. Conditions and complications from all 21 chapters of ICD-10-CM and associated procedures are rigorously covered through life-like coding scenarios. 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. The course offers to be a re-fresher course for existing employees who already know about the industry and ICD but are interested in Industry Certificate Programme or updating onto the ICD-10 guidelines.
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 ICD-10 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 ICD-10
Module 2: Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (A00-B99)
Module 3: Neoplasms (C00-D49)
Module 4: Diseases of the Blood and Blood-forming Organs and Certain Disorders Involving the Immune Mechanism (D50-D89)
Module 5: Endocrine, Nutritional, and Metabolic Diseases (E00-E89)
Module 6: Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (F01-F99)
Module 7: Diseases of Nervous System (G00-G99)
Module 8: Diseases of Eye and Adnexa (H00-H59)
Module 9: Diseases of Ear and Mastoid Process (H60-H95)
Module 10: Diseases of Circulatory System (I00-I99)
Module 11: Diseases of Respiratory System (J00-J99)
Module 12: Diseases of Digestive System (K00-K94)
Module 13: Diseases of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (L00-L99)
Module 14: Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue (M00-M99)
Module 15: Diseases of Genitourinary System (N00-N99)
Module 16: Pregnancy, Childbirth, and the Puerperium (O00-O9A)
Module 17: Newborn (Perinatal) Guidelines (P00-P96))
Module 18: Congenital Malformations, Deformations, and Chromosomal Abnormalities (Q00-Q99)
Module 19: Symptoms, Signs, and Abnormal Clinical and Laboratory Findings, Not Elsewhere Classified (R00-R99)
Module 20: Injury, Poisoning, and Certain Other Consequences of External Causes (S00-T88)
Module 21: External Causes of Morbidity (V00-Y99)
Module 22: Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services (Z00-Z99)
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 Hyderabad students face to face classroom sessions will be conducted on weekends and for other location students interactive classroom sessions will be conducted.
Graduation/ B.tech/ B.Sc. in Microbiology/ Life Sciences/ Botany/ Zoology/ Food Science/ Food Technology/ BE/ B.Pharma/ MBBS/ BDS/ BHS/ BUMS/ BAMS or any other discipline. Diploma holders are eligible for our Executive Diploma, Industry Certificate, and Certificate Programmes.
The course will be completed over a period of three Months which will include the tenure applicable for examinations as well as case studies completion.
The registration dates for this bi-annual executive programme run by the Institute are updated timely on the webpage. Effective E-learning tools incorporated into the design of the webpage make the course lectures, online live classes and study material easily accessible. This gives a huge window of self-regulated and self-paced performance to the participants.
A comprehensive study material for all the modules in hard copies ensuring the needs of the audience. The accompanying training material is appropriately aligned with the current Industry’s expectations.
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 timely submit completed assessment assignments (during the course, usually after every module) and appear for an online exam at the end of the course. After successful completion, the participants will be awarded Industry certificate in ICD 10-CM by Academy of Medical Coders India, IGMPI. For all the above mentioned modules elaborate course material, self-assessment assignments and project work details would be provided by the Institute from time to time. Details get updated on the webpage as well.
AMCI offers 100% Placement Assistance to its students. The Institute has partnered with many organizations for providing placement assistance to its participants. Besides, it has a robust placement cell comprising senior level Human Resources professionals and Talent Acquisition experts which maintain close links with business industries like e4e, Porteck India Infoservices, Gebbs Healthcare Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Nestem Technologies, Genpact, Cognizant, Medwrite etc. This cell is continuously engaged in promoting employability of our participants. The efforts of our placement cell also include helping with professional resume writing while also assisting assessing them to polish their interview skills.
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
Healthcare industry is a fast growing industry; so as the career opportunities in the industry. The demand for Medical Coders is increasing all over the world day by day. Medical coding is an upcoming in-demand field in the stream of Healthcare Administration. A medical coder extracts the information from patients’ medical records and converts them to an industry-standard medical code, which is accepted universally.The healthcare industry is a fast-growing industry and the demand for medical coders is increasing exponentially. There are two factors that again make the demand for Coders high. Due to the immediate implementation of ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases-10th Revision) and EHR (Electronic Health Record), the Healthcare Industry is aggressively looking for trained, efficient, knowledgeable and certified coders.
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