CM: Diseases of the Digestive Systems




This module provides a review of the function and structure of the GI tract, as well as related terminology. Learners will review the cells and layers through the digestive system, as well as discuss common diseases and disorders in this system. Topics such as ulcers, infective conditions, Crohn’s disease, obstruction, and volvulus are covered.


•Differentiate between organs within the peritoneal and retroperitoneal cavities.
•Identify different regions of the small and large intestines.
•Identify code blocks for ICD-10-CM digestive system diagnoses.
•Differentiate between hemorrhage and bleeding in ICD-10-CM.
•Differentiate between different types of peptic ulcers.
•Identify locations of hernias on an anatomical diagram.
•Differentiate between various codes for colon polyps.

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 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.

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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