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Learning Outcome

  • Organized individual with problem-solving and technical skills looking to secure a position as a Medical Coding Specialist
  • Position yourself to move into a respected, potentially lucrative medical coder role.
  • Enhanced capacity to lead and supervise teams
  • Value addition to the professional profile

Eligibility Criteria

  • 10+2(Science)
  • English competency - 40% Marks in 10 + 2
  • Basic computer knowledge -MS Office

Course Duration

6 MONTHS CERTIFICATE

  • THEORY:- 3 MONTHS
  • ON JOB TRAINING:-3MONTHS

Course Highlights

  • Program pedagogy which includes Webinar, Student Faculty Chat by Subject Experts and Project Work.
  • Reference subject through E-library
  • Program materials developed by experts
  • Each block culminating into a qualifying assignment
  • Credit based teaching outcomes for global application

Course Content

  • Introduction to Medical Coding
  • Introduction to Medical Terminology
  • Medical Terminology: Dividing and Combining Terms
  • Medical Terminology: Abbreviations, Symbols and Special Terms
  • Documenting Medical Records
  • Medical Ethics
  • Diagnostic Coding
  • International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems – Medical Coding
  • Structure of ICD-10, Volume 1 to 3 and Basic Coding Guidelines
  • ICD-10-CM Diagnosis Coding: Guidelines and Rules

Who Can Join?

  • 10+2 passed students
  • Nurses (GNM, B.sc Nursing)
  • Graduates
  • MRD technicians

Evaluations and Grading

  • Evaluations will collate candidate performance based on Self Assessment, Term End Assessment, completion of Project Work , participation in Webinar , participation in student-faculty chat.
  • Grading will be done based on alphabetical grade point percentage.

Certification

At the end of the program the student will be awarded a Certification from Astron Institute of International Studies.

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