This module begins the discussion of the 31 root operations associated with the Medical and Surgical section of ICD-10-PCS. Part 1 provides a detailed review of the first 4 categories of root operations. The lessons contained in this module are critical to understanding the code building process used in ICD-10 PCS.
•Define the 31 root operations associated with the Medical and Surgical section of ICD-10-PCS.
•Match the root operation definition to clinical documentation.
•Use the definitions to select the appropriate PCS table to start the code building process.
•Define descriptive terms that are specific to ICD-10-PCS code building.
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Window 7 or higher
Mac OS 10.7 or higher
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 or greater
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Google Chrome 2.0 or greater
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Recommended internet connection speed 500 or higher kbps
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