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Medical Coding: ICD-10 Training and Certification (Online)

Oakton’s Alliance for Lifelong Learning and CODESMART™ Group, the premier provider  of the ICD-10 education, have partnered to offer cutting-edge online training through CODESMART™ UNIVERSITY to help coders become ICD-10 compliant prior to the deadline. Start any time, progress at your own speed. Programs include narrative presentation, the presentation script, vivid graphic illustrations, and quizzes. Students also may communicate with faculty via Skype and phone.

  • Certification preparation for both EHR and ICD-10
  • Approved for CE credits for coders, CME credits for physicians, and contact hours for nurses
  • Job placement assistance upon graduation

Job Outlook
The US Labor Department Projects major growth in medical coding (job growth expected to increase by 21% through 2020) (

ICD-10 for Existing Coding Professionals – MED E03
Fee: $1,600

Modules include:

  • Anatomy, Physiology and Medical Terminology  
  • Pathophysiology
  • Pharmacology
  • CD-10-CM (Clinical Modification)
  • ICD-10-PCS (Procedure Coding System)

Medical Coding for New Coding Professionals – MED E04
Fee: $4,100

Modules include:

  • Introduction to Coding and Reimbursement 
  • Anatomy, Physiology and Medical Terminology  
  • Pathophysiology 
  • Pharmacology
  • Health Information and Records Management
  • CPT and HCPCS Coding
  • ICD-9 for New Coders
  • ICD-10-CM for New Coders
  • ICD-10-PCS for New Coders
  • Computerized Billing for New Coders
  • Electronic Health Records for New Coders

How to Register
Students are required to register through Codesmart University online. Please use the special Oakton discount code OCC00 to save $100.

Register for MED E03 (Existing Coders)          

Register for MED E04 (New Coders)                 

For general questions, contact Anna Shipulina at 847.635.1498 or

Are you an organization looking to contract Oakton to offer the ICD-10 programs for your employees? Contact our Workforce Development department at 847.635.1447.

Introduction to Spanish for Health Care Workers Age 50 and Over
Learn how to converse with Spanish-speaking patients and guests in any health care setting.
Wednesdays, Sept. 3 - Nov. 5
Space is limited!
Register by Aug. 22 for the reduced fee of $79.
(After Aug. 22, fee is $100)

Offered through the American Association of Community Colleges Plus 50 Encore Completion Program.

Online Flexible Registration System
Register using our online Flexible Registration system with its shopping cart functionality. The online registration system serves as a convenient method to search, register, and pay for classes. Visit our How to Register page and find out more.