: Being a Medical Coder is a course that provides an in depth look at the world of being a medical coder. This course begins by giving a close look at the benefits of being a medical coder. We look at the different work environments for medical coders and the advantages of working in this exciting career. The course then explores two of the largest industry certifying bodies, AHIMA and AAPC. You will explore the different industry certification credentials available through these certifying bodies and how they can assist you in reaching your career goals. With the interactive activities and quiz, this course will allow you to determine if stepping into the world of Medical Coding is right for you!
Upon completion of this course the learner will be able to:
• Describe the benefits and advantages of being a medical coder
• List the different industry certifications offered through AHIMA and AAPC
• Describe the advantages of AHIMA and AAPC membership
• List the career advantages of obtaining an industry certificationInstructor Description
: Though this course is self-paced it is supported by an educational mentor. Our educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this our mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!
This program does not require any additional purchases of supplementary materials.