Healthcare IT Certification Opportunity: Certificate of ICD-10-CM Coding Proficiency (CICP)

4Medapproved recently launched a series of healthcare IT certification opportunities, providing a convenient, affordable, online option for professionals who wish to either transition to the healthcare IT industry, or add to their existing knowledge and credentials.  Training offered by 4Medapproved is designed to meet the needs of busy professionals with practical lessons that apply to real-world health IT employment. The 4Med educational approach incorporates text lessons, multimedia content, and review assessments, along with hands-on practice sessions utilizing a live, certified EMR solution. All courses are modular, allowing students to learn at their own pace from any location.  (Through a special arrangement with 4Med, all courses are available to the Healthcare IT Central/Healthcare IT Today community (if you’re reading this, that’s you!) at a 20% discount. Simply use HITC for your coupon code).

Today’s highlighted certification is the CICP –

The 4Med+ CICP program describes the key changes in coding with the implementation of ICD-10-CM Diagnostic Coding. The course enables coders and others responsible for coding to translate their knowledge of ICD-9-CM to the new version of the classification system. The course is designed as a bridge between the coding sets.

The course includes new conventions and chapter specific coding guidelines, with a comprehensive description of new concepts and protocols in the expanded code set. It focuses on chapters that contain significant changes to coding protocols. The course includes all required supplemental materials, including the ICD-10-CM Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting 2014.

Module titles within this course include:

  • An Introduction to ICD-10-CM
  • Certain Parasitic and Infectious Diseases
  • Neoplasms
  • Endocrine, Nutritional, and Metabolic Diseases
  • Mental, Behavioral, and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Diseases of the Circulatory System
  • Diseases of the Respiratory System
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth, and Puerperium
  • Injuries, Poisonings, and Certain Other Consequences of External Cause
  • External Cause Codes and the Coma Scale
  • Factors Influencing Health Status and Contact with Health Services

Successful completion of this course awards a Certificate of ICD-10-CM Coding Proficiency which has been reviewed and authorized by the 4Medapproved professional medical and technical advisory boards, in partnership with Libman Education Inc., a leading provider of online coding education.

Notes:  Average course length: 10 hours.  This course offers 10 AHIMA CEUs.  Don’t forget the 20% discount  you’ll get by using HITC as your coupon code!




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Gwen Darling

Gwen Darling is a Search Executive specializing in Healthcare IT, the Founder of Healthcare IT Central (the leading online Career Center for Healthcare IT job seekers and employers), and the Former Editor/Founder of Healthcare IT Today. Gwen also is a featured blogger for Healthcare Informatics magazine.