AHIMA’S-APPROVED TRAIN THE TRAINER PROGRAM



Your HIM Department, Trained and Transformed

through AHIMA's Approved Trainer Program

Imagine the benefits of an in-house program that mitigates the brain-drain caused by staff turnover. Due to the popularity of our ICD-10 Trainer Workshops, AHIMA has extended this concept to other important topics, including a complete renovation of the original ICD-10 program.

Available in 2019, qualified candidates have an opportunity to attend immersive trainer sessions for CDI, Revenue Cycle and ICD-10. Graduates receive a digital AHIMA-Approved Trainer Badge to proudly display in emails and on resumes. Badges link to AHIMA.org, validating trainer status and achievement.

A recent 2019 survey of past attendees affirms the incredible benefits one receives:

78% say – “The trainer designation helped advance my career”

79% say – “Employers often require or look favorably upon this designation”

63% say – “Personally trained 20 + people”

Choose the Trainer Program that’s Right for You

Revenue Cycle Trainer, Starts September 25 | Virtual (No Travel)

CEUs Awarded: 18

Only AHIMA has the proven record to truly transform a team of decorated HIM professionals into a team of competent trainers. This dynamic, eight-week experience prepares seasoned revenue cycle professionals to train others in industry best practices through best-in-class AHIMA curriculum. Virtually delivered, there’s no travel required. Reserve your spot for our next program which starts September 25, 2019. Don’t wait as our Winter offering sold out!

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CDI Train the Trainer, Start September 26 | Virtual (No Travel)

CEUs Awarded: 18

Let eight Thursdays prepare senior CDI professionals to train others in industry best practices using gold-standard AHIMA curriculum. Candidates learn how to train colleagues using proven adult learning principles, which include an opportunity to do a live teaching demonstration for valuable feedback. Virtually delivered there’s no travel required.

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ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer Academies 2.0 | Face to Face Meetings

October 28–30 | Chicago, IL

November 13–15, 2019 | Baltimore, MD

December 2–4 | Long Beach, CA


CEUS Awarded: 24

AHIMA’s ICD-10 Trainer Academy 2.0 offers expanded content where coding experts learn to train others and collectively raise quality standards within an organization. Confidently walk colleagues through almost any coding scenario, whether that’s an overview of the Coding Guidelines or advanced-level case scenarios. Our 2.0 curriculum also provides insights for computer-assisted coding (CAC), mapping, clinical document integrity/improvement (CDI), auditing and yes, ICD-11. Candidates further learn how to apply proven adult learning principles, which includes an opportunity for a teaching demonstration with valuable feedback.

ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer Academy attendees receive:

• 3 days of interactive, face-to-face instruction with expert AHIMA trainers

• Pre-Academy online course material to test your current knowledge

• Recently updated ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS codebooks and a student workbook

• Online assessment to validate ICD-10-CM/PCS competency

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ICD-10 Trainer Reinstatement Option: If you were an ICD-10 Trainer and your status has lapsed, you will have an option to reinstate this designation. The cost for this reinstatement will be $450 for AHIMA members. More information will be posted here in Fall 2019.


What Others Have Said about AHIMA’s Trainer Programs


"This was a perfect storm of education, hear, read, see, do! I loved how it all came together. I am more confident in my knowledge and feel like I have gotten an amazing return on my investment by attending!" – CDI Trainer attendee

"Training was exceptional. Practical knowledge that can be applied to take a program to the next level." – CDI Trainer attendee

"I attended the Summit in Baltimore, I did pay for that training. The information I took back to my facility was so impressive, they sent me to this training. Getting a return on investment is so crucial to training." – CDI Trainer attendee

The AHIMA Revenue Cycle Trainer Workshop exceeded my expectations. It was well organized and they did a great job of incorporating various teaching techniques coupled with interactive learning.” – Revenue Cycle Trainer attendee

Outside of the teaching itself, I found the interactive responses to job-related questions helpful from the other attendees and the assignment to actually develop a teaching presentation most helpful.” – Revenue Cycle Trainer attendee

As a CDI professional, I thought the presenters did a wonderful job teaching a non-coder. They are good at explaining and making coding interesting.” – ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer attendee

The instructors were very thorough in explaining the book, code structure, and how to apply the coding rules and guidelines.” – ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer attendee


Attendance Prerequisites:

Please carefully review the requirements for each course when you click through to the product page to reserve your spot.