This course reviews the ICD-10-CM Chapter 1 categories (A00-B99) and the ICD-10-CM terminology as it relates to certain Infectious organisms such as HIV/AIDS, combination infectious organisms and diseases. The learner is provided with the tools needed to code cases involving bacterial, viral, and other infectious diseases.


Lesson 1: Infectious Etiologies

  • Differentiate between causative organisms
  • Identify bacterial organisms by type
  • Select diagnostic tests that aid in diagnosing infectious diseases

Lesson 2: Structure and Format of Chapter 1

  • Identify common infectious and parasitic disease ICD-10-CM codes
  • Review the structure of this chapter

Lesson 3: Sepsis

  • Distinguish between Sepsis-2 and Sepsis-3 clinical criteria
  • Identify documentation requirements for assigning sepsis and severe sepsis codes
  • Apply sepsis coding guidelines

Lesson 4: Bacterial Infections

  • Determine when to use additional codes for causative organisms
  • Differentiate between MRSA combination codes and Z codes for drug-resistant organisms

Lesson 5: Viral Conditions and Mycoses

  • Determine when to use B codes and Z codes for different HIV conditions
  • Identify when to use Chapter 1 codes to report hepatitis
  • Assign codes for candidal conditions

Target Audience

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

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.

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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50 reviews for Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases

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    I love the animated encouragement it helps me not to give up.

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  48. Lynn S.

    Excellent information. I liked the lab tests, too.

  49. Carole B.

    Good lesson

  50. Reynaldo D.

    More code purples!

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