To view the " Birth Coder Training Modules"select the "Coder Training Module" option on the left side of this page. If you have any questions or problems contact Dawn Lafferty . Once you have completed the exercises, either scan them into an e-mail or fax back to Dawn at 585-424-1469 for review and feed back.
- Satellite Training Material
- NYS Guidelines
New York State Guidelines are constantly being updated. Contact your hospital
birth certifier for the latest verion. To identify who your hospital's birth certifier is,
check the Directory of Coders
- Helper Guidelines
This is a working document created for the Birth Coders of the Finger Lakes Region. Its purpose is to aid in the accuracy and consistency of birth coding. This document was last updated on 1/8/2014. Most recent changes are highlighted in yellow.
The Work Booklet is subject to change. The most current version of the booklet can be obtained from your hospital's birth certifier. A Spanish language version is also available.
- Newborn Screening (2010)
- Coding Birth Anomalies (Presentation)
- Finger Lakes Region 2007 Perinatal Statistics (Presentation)
- Improved Perinatal Outcomes through Reduction of Elective Deliveries Prior to 39 weeks (Presentation)
Questions? Contact Dawn Lafferty