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Binghamton University CODESMART ™ Program offers exceptional programs of study for medical professionals. Our programs are offered anytime and anywhere as we offer the flexibility of on-line learning to suit your needs but we also offer live virtual instructors to help you with questions. We know you’ll be pleased with your learning experience, so welcome aboard!

ICD-10 for Existing Coding Professionals  

CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY’s ICD-10 Course for Current Coders

Binghamton University CODESMART™ Program provides a dynamic on-line training program that teaches current medical coding professionals to be proficient with using the new ICD-10-CM/PCS coding systems. With the successful completion of this program, the individual will gain new knowledge and enhance their skill sets to be well prepared to pass the certification exams through the American Coding Quality Association (ACQA).

The Binghamton University CODESMART™ Program ICD-10-CM/PCS curriculum meets the healthcare industry’s challenge to provide skilled and proficient professionals in ICD-10 coding! Our comprehensive curriculum will prepare you to be a top performer in the industry!

Your curriculum includes:

Anatomy, Physiology and Medical Terminology

This course provides students an in-depth understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the human body. Biological principles and the structural and functional relationships among organ system are discussed. Students will review medical terminology as it relates to each body system.

Pharmacology

This course will familiarize students with drug classifications, schedules, prescription abbreviations, the metric system, and dosage conversions. Students will gain an in-depth understanding of the body systems and the nature of the drugs that treat the diseases and conditions of the system.

Pathophysiology

In this course the student will study the etiology of disease. The student will develop an understanding related to conditions and disorders, signs and symptoms, patient screening, etiology, diagnostic assessment and clinical tests, treatment options, prognosis, prevention, and patient teaching.

ICD-10-CM

This course provides an in-depth study of the medical coding and billing practices used in general medical practice. Students will develop an understanding of the new ICD-10-CM code structure and demonstrate accuracy in using the diagnostic coding system.

ICD-10-PCS

The course will focus on medical coding and billing for a hospital setting.

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Please note that in order to receive the Binghamton University discount for your course you will need to enter the following number when you register: SUNY00

CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY New Coding Professionals  

Binghamton University CODESMART™ online program prepares individuals seeking a new career path as medical coders. Medical coding is one of the fastest growing fields in the healthcare industry. However, to be successful in this career, one must master ICD-10 coding, which Binghamton University CODESMART™ program is designed to do!

A career in medical coding offers continuous growth and advancement. Due to the current shortage of trained professional in this field and the anticipated future needs of an industry that will double in size over the next decade. The significance of the national coding shortage, combined with the complexities of a new coding system that will soon be implemented (ICD-10), make it critically important to recruit new talent into the medical coding industry providing the critical training required for ICD-10 now while there is still time to prepare before the implementation of ICD-10. The estimated shortage of coders will be close to 500,000 over the next few years according to a variety of organizations and agencies. The changeover to the ICD-10 coding system is the biggest change in healthcare in over 30 years.

Due to our interactive approach to online-teaching, the Binghamton University CODESMART™ program for new medical coders is one of the most comprehensive courses in the country. Our approach to on-line teaching provides individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to be well prepared to pass the certification exams through the American Coding Quality Association (ACQA).

We are confident that you enjoy the Binghamton University CODESMART™ Program at BU experience and we wish you success in your healthcare careers!

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Please note that in order to receive the Binghamton University discount for your course you will need to enter the following number when you register: SUNY00

CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY ICD-10 for Clinicians  

Binghamton University CODESMART™ Program's clinical documentation course assists physicians, nurses, other clinicians, and those specializing in clinical documentation prepare for the new era of ICD-10. This course will also assist clinicians to develop and implement an effective clinical documentation improvement program.

In addition, this course introduces healthcare professionals to an exciting career path as Clinical Documentation Specialists. The course provides healthcare professionals with the areas of knowledge and skill sets that will assist them in becoming Clinical Documentation Specialists.

After successfully completing this course, you will:

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a Clinical Documentation Specialist (CDS)
  • Acquire the coding skills and knowledge relating to the MS-DRG system that are needed to be a successful CDS
  • Improve your communication skills for effective interactions with physicians, nurses, and other clinicians for necessary medical record documentation
  • Understand the importance of proper and supportive documentation in the medical record
  • Understand the interrelationship of documentation and reimbursement
  • Appreciate the value of the clinician as an integral part of the query process

Please note that in order to receive the Binghamton University discount for your course you will need to enter the following number when you register: SUNY00

Last Updated: 4/21/14