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Advanced Training in ICD-10 Coding

This course is aimed at Clinical Coders and Case Managers; those seeking a career in Clinical Coding or Case Management.

Entry requirements: Completion of Intermediate Training in ICD-10 Coding or equivalent course or competency test.

Course fee is R 25 000

The course will be facilitated in three blocks as follows and will take place in Johannesburg:

  • Block 1: 13,14,15 March 2019 (Modules 1,2,3) 
  • Block 2: 8,9,10 July 2019 (Modules 4,5,6)
  • Block 3: 4,5,6 November 2019
  • Examination: 9 March 2020

Three assignments will be completed after each block, in total nine assignments need to be completed

Course Content: 

Coding rules and conventions pertaining to:

  • Infectious and Parasitic Diseases
  • Neoplasms
  • Diseases of the Blood and Blood Forming Organs
  • Endocrine, Metabolic and Nutritional Disorders
  • Mental and Behavioural Disorders
  • Nervous System Disorders
  • Diseases of the Eye, Adnexa and the Ear
  • Diseases of the Circulatory, Respiratory and Digestive Systems
  • Diseases of the Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue
  • Diseases of the Musculoskeletal and Genito-urinary System
  • Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Puerperium
  • Congenital and Chromosomal disorders
  • Conditions originating in the Perinatal Period
  • Signs, symptoms and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings
  • Factors influencing health status and contact with health services
  • The coding of injuries, poisoning and other consequences of external causes
  • The external cause of injury coding rules
  • The use of the South African Morbidity Coding Standards

A Certificate of Completion will be issued to participants on successful completion of the course.

For more information or to register email ce.administration@uct.ac.za

Only participants registered for the course will be eligible to attend.

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