CM: Certain Infectious and Parasitic Diseases


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This module 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.


• Differentiate between causative organisms.
•Identify bacterial organisms by type.
•Select diagnostic tests that aid in diagnosing infectious diseases.
•Determine when to assign codes from category Z16.
•Identify a course of action to take when a physician documents the patient’s condition as urosepsis.
•Distinguish between codes for SIRS due to noninfectious conditions and sepsis.
•Select codes for severe sepsis.
•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.
•Given a diagnostic statement or case study, assign ICD-10-CM codes.

CE Credits

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.

This program has the prior approval of 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 Requirments

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

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 access to print CEU certifications


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