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ICD Diagnosis Coding

Course Number: 10530197
Credits: 3.00

Course Description

10-530-197 ICD DIAGNOSIS CODING ...prepares students to assign ICD diagnosis codes supported by medical documentation with entry level proficiency. Students apply instructional notations, conventions, rules, and official coding guidelines when assigning ICD diagnosis codes to case studies and actual medical record documentation. (Prerequisites: Accepted in Health Information Technology program or Medical Coding Technical Diploma; Corequisites: 10-530-182, Human Diseases for Health Professions and 10-530-162, Foundations of HIM)

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

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Course Competencies

  1. EXAMINE the ICD-10-CM classification system
  2. CODE infectious and parasitic diseases
  3. CODE neoplasms
  4. CODE diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs and certain disorders involving the immune mechanism
  5. CODE endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases
  6. CODE mental and behavioral disorders
  7. CODE diseases of the nervous system
  8. CODE diseases of the eye and adnexa
  9. CODE diseases of the ear and mastoid process
  10. CODE diseases of the circulatory system
  11. CODE diseases of the respiratory system
  12. CODE diseases of the digestive system
  13. CODE diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
  14. CODE diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue
  15. CODE diseases of the genitourinary system
  16. CODE conditions associated with pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium
  17. CODE conditions originating in the perinatal period
  18. CODE congenital malformations, deformations and chromosomal abnormalities
  19. CODE symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified
  20. CODE injuries, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes
  21. CODE external causes of morbidity
  22. CODE factors influencing health status and contact with health services