Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Puerperium

(7 customer reviews)



This course covers the stages of pregnancy, as well as common terminology related to pregnancy. Learners will review the various trimesters throughout the pregnancy as well as common diseases and disorders.


Lesson 1: Pregnancy and Fetal Development

  • Select the proper trimester based on gestational age
  • Identify normal fetal presentation
  • Define the stages of labor

Lesson 2: ICD-10-CM Coding for Obstetrics

  • Identify seventh character extensions for certain obstetric codes
  • Utilize chapter, section, category, subcategory, and code notes to navigate the Obstetrics section of ICD-10-CM
  • Recognize when to use high risk pregnancy codes
  • Select the principal diagnosis for vaginal and cesarean deliveries

Lesson 3: Conditions Complicating Specific Trimesters, Childbirth, and the Postpartum Period

  • Identify documentation requirements for the incidental pregnancy code
  • Determine secondary codes and procedures that may be reported with O80 for normal delivery
  • Distinguish between pre-existing and pregnancy-associated conditions

Target Audience

  • Facility Coders (inpatient/outpatient)
  • Professional Fee Coders
  • Clinical Documentation Improvement Professionals
  • Students

CE Credits

This program has been approved for 2 continuing education units 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.

This program has the prior approval of the American Academy for Professional Coders (AAPC) for 2 continuing education hours. Granting of prior approval in no way constitutes endorsement by AAPC of the program content or the program sponsor.

Purchasing Details

  • Upon purchase, you will have a 6-month subscription to this course. This will allow you the opportunity to complete and review as often as you like for 6 months.
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7 reviews for Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Puerperium

  1. Yuko S.

    Great as refresher course for outpatient coders like myself.

  2. Anny S.

    Best OB class ever!

  3. Mary R.

  4. Anastasia G.

  5. Mimi H.

  6. Kalpana M.

  7. Ashley P.

    Like this program and would like to see more examples of cases in training.

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