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Clinical Terminology Systems Program

This program includes three Web-based courses. Students may register for individual courses or the complete three-course program. See "Registration Options and Price Schedule" at the bottom of the page.

Prerequisites: None
Textbook: None required. All course material presented online
Credits:    An AHIMA Certificate of Completion and 4 CEUs will be awarded upon successful completion of each course.
Classes Begins: When payment is received and processed
Class Access Period: 16 weeks beginning on date of enrollment for individual course registrations;
26 weeks for the full 3-course program
Price Schedule:

Each Individual Course
$160.00 AHIMA Members;
$195.00 Nonmembers

3-course Package
$420.00 AHIMA Members;
$515.00 Nonmembers

Introduction to Clinical Terminology Systems

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with clinical terminologies and medical vocabulary systems, the purpose and use of each system, and their relationships to other codified data sets in the healthcare industry.

This course is offered by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) for individuals interested in creating a working knowledge of clinical terminology and medical vocabulary systems.

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SNOMED CT® Basics

The course is designed to the meet the needs of Health Information Management professional in learning about a specific clinical terminology. SNOMED CT® has been chosen as the example since it is a comprehensive clinical terminology that is becoming a standard. The course covers SNOMED CT® principles, structure, purpose and use.

It is assumed that the student already has an understanding of the purpose and evolution of clinical terminology overall.

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Using Clinical Terminology Systems

The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with how clinical terminologies systems are used in the electronic health record (EHR) and electronic health record system (EHR-S), identify the roles and function of a clinical terminology manager and the skill set required to perform the required tasks, describe the use of a clinical terminology in healthcare operations, and outline a knowledge management approach to facilitate decision support and improve information integrity.

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Registration Options and Price Schedule

3-Course Package
Save $60 to $70 off the individual registration fees!
All 3 Clinical Terminology Systems Courses

$420.00 AHIMA members
$515.00 nonmembers

Individual Courses
Introduction to Clinical Terminology Systems
 
SNOMED CT® Basics
 
Using Clinical Terminology Systems
$160.00 members
$195.00 nonmembers
  $160.00 members
$195.00 nonmembers
  $160.00 members
$195.00 nonmembers

 

 

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