CM: Diseases of the Nervous System




This module reviews nervous system diagnosis codes that are assigned from chapter 6 of the ICD-10-CM, Categories G00-G99. By the completion of the module, the learner will be able to identify the anatomy, function, structure and common diseases and disorders of the nervous system. Given clinical case studies, the learner will be able to correctly assign ICD-10-CM codes for the diseases of the nervous system.


•Differentiate between the central and peripheral nervous systems.
•Identify the cranial nerves by number.
•Determine dominancy and laterality for certain neurological procedure.
•Apply pain disorder guidelines to a case scenario.
•Determine the chapters in ICD-10-CM where meningitis is classified.
•Identify behavioral disturbances associated with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.
•Select terms that are synonymous with intractable in relation to epileptic conditions.
•Assign a code for post-spinal puncture headache.
•Code a scenario involving hemiplegia.
•Determine proper sequencing of pain disorder codes.
•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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