Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue

$49.00

Description

This module provides a review of the function and structure of the musculoskeletal system, as well as common terminology related to it. This module discusses the skeletal system, joints and ligaments, and muscular system. A review of common diseases and disorders related to the musculoskeletal system such as osteoporosis and pathologic fractures, tendinitis and tenosynovitis, and osteoarthritis are also discussed.

Upon purchase, you will have a 6-month subscription to this module. This will allow you the opportunity to complete and review as often as you like for 6 months.

Objectives

•Define skeletal regions – upper, lower, trunk and spine.
•Discuss bones vs. joints and the coding differences to remember.
•Classify muscles, ligaments, bursae and tendons.
•Review common musculoskeletal joint disorders dealing with ligaments and tendons.
•Differentiate between bone disorders.
•Discuss post procedure complications.
•Given a diagnostic statement or case study, assign ICD-10-CM codes.

CE Credits

AHIMA
This program has been approved for 1 continuing education unit for use in fulfilling the continued education requirements of the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA). Granting prior approval from AHIMA does not constitute endorsement of the program content or its program sponsor.

AAPC
This program has the prior approval of the American Academy for Professional Coders (AAPC) for 1 continuing education hour. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.

Technical Requirements

Recommended operating systems:
Window 7 or higher
Mac OS 10.7 or higher

Supported Browsers:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 or greater
Mozilla Firefox 2.0 or greater
Google Chrome 2.0 or greater
Apple Safari 2.0 or greater

Internet:
DSL or better
Recommended internet connection speed 500 or higher kbps

Additional Software:
Adobe Acrobat Reader
Adobe Flash Player
Current version of Java

Sound: (all modules are fully narrated)
Computer speakers or headset

Printer:
Printer access to print CEU certifications

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