Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology for Clinicians & Coders

$129.00$159.00

This program is designed to improve the skills of current homecare clinicians, therapists and coders (i.e. those with previous training in A&P). Individuals without previous formal training/education in A&P who seek a career as a homecare coder are advised to first seek and successfully complete beginning-level A&P and medical terminology training/education from a local community college or reputable online training resource before beginning any code training program(s).

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This online course includes instruction on normal physiology of the systems, pathophysiology of common conditions and documentation, and assessment tips necessary for a complete assessment including complete and accurate coding.

This program is designed to improve the skills of current homecare clinicians, therapists and coders (i.e. those with previous training in A&P). Individuals without previous formal training/education in A&P who seek a career as a homecare coder are advised to first seek and successfully complete beginning-level A&P and medical terminology training/education from a local community college or reputable online training resource before beginning any code training program(s).

Learning Objectives: At the completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Assess clinical status, recognize signs/symptoms of disease processes and understand the impact of abnormal s/sx on clinical disease management
  • Identify assessment points to include in documentation so coders will have the necessary information to assign accurate specific diagnosis codes in ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM.

This course includes 11 lessons. Each lesson will include a handout, instructional video and post quiz. Once all lessons are completed, there will be a final exam to test your knowledge. At the end of the course, complete the evaluation to download your certificate. 

The video lessons in this course include:

  • Anatomy, Physiology and Terminology (25 minutes)
  • Neurological System (50 minutes)
  • Mental Status & Behavior (20 minutes)
  • Endocrine System (15 minutes)
  • Blood, Blood-forming Organs, Immune & Lymphatic Systems (40 minutes)
  • Cardiovascular System (65 minutes)
  • Respiratory System (40 minutes)
  • Digestive System (40 minutes)
  • Urinary System (15 minutes)
  • Integumentary System (25 minutes)
  • Musculoskeletal System (40 minutes)
  • Final Exam (60 questions)

Instructor:

Teresa Northcutt, BSN, RN, COS-C, HCS-D

  • Senior Associate Consultant, A Briggs Healthcare Company

Continuing Education:

  • 10.65 Hours Educational Activity for Clinicians 
  • 10.65 Hours Educational Activity for Coders

Questions? Contact CodeProU at codeprou@selmanholman.com or dial 214.550.1477 Ext 4.