This course provides a basic understanding of anatomical structures and the purpose of the respiratory system. It begins with an overview of the respiratory system and respiratory diseases. The course provides an opportunity for the learners to apply ICD-10 codes and includes practice coding sessions using clinical case studies. Topics include obstructive lung disease, asthma, acute respiratory failure, and pneumonia types including ventilator associated pleural effusion.
Lesson 1: Anatomy Overview
- Identify the anatomical structures of the respiratory system
- Differentiate between the upper and lower respiratory systems
- Explain the function of the respiratory system
Lesson 2: Highlights of Chapter 10
- Determine when to code tobacco-related conditions with respiratory conditions
- Select conditions that are coded in the respiratory chapter in ICD-10-CM
Lesson 3: Diseases of the Upper Respiratory System
- Coding for sinusitis in ICD-10-CM
- Interpret diagnostic statements for influenza and apply coding guidelines to assign codes
- Differentiate between ventilator-associated pneumonia and other types of pneumonia in vented patients
Lesson 4: Other Diseases of the Lower Respiratory System
- Determine when to code COPD and asthma separately
- Differentiate between causes of hypoxic and hypercapneic respiratory failure
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.