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Educational Opportunity: ICD10 Trauma Injury Coding Course

UTMB is offering an ICD10 coding course September 15-16 in Galveston. The course provides trauma nurses, injury coders, and registrars with the knowledge and tools to ensure accurate and reliable trauma registry ICD10 coding.  BROCHURE

UTMB Campus, Rebecca Sealy Building 404 8th St. Galveston, TX 77555
September 15 & 16, 2018 (8:00am to 5:30pm)
Course Registration: $385.00*
Course coding lab include 12 Months AHiMA Academy VLab encoder, resources include
3M Access, ICD10CM, ICD10PCS, AHA Coding Clinic, and many more coding tools.

Payment & Registration online at
If you would like to complete a paper registration please email:

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, the nurse/trauma registrar will be able to:
• Identify and explain the structure and organization of ICD10CM and ICD10PCS
• Describe the most appropriate process for encoding abstracted injury data from medical charts to
reach the most accurate ICD10 code
• Effectively use ICD10 codes and coding tools to achieve accurate and reliable code data
• Understand the importance of accurate and reliable ICD10 coding impact on the nurses and trauma
registrars ability to evaluate trauma clinical data to identify opportunities for system performance
improvement and monitor patient outcomes.
• Understand the difference between ICD10 and injury severity coding rules when data abstracting
and when to apply coding rules based off anatomical body regions and published coding guidelines
• Identify clinical objectives of procedures to ensure proper coding
• Understand the differences between ICD10 and other coding scales used for injury coding
• Effectively select correct ICD10 codes for monitoring trauma clinical performance improvement
activities, trending reports, and clinical research

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