This course offers students the ability to practice coding
in real-world professional coding scenarios. Students step through more than six
different settings to complete 101 online coding exercises using either
codebooks or the 3M Encoder.
The link to the 3M Encoder and log-in instructions are
located in the Course Resources.
At the end of this course, students will be able
Correctly code basic healthcare cases.
to apply coding guidelines in a variety of different healthcare settings.
Apply lessons learned from project work to on-the-job situations.
ICD-10-CM Code Book, 2017 by Casto. AHIMA Press.
ICD-10-PCS Code Book, 2017 by Casto. AHIMA Press.
CPT 2017 Standard Edition. AMA Press.
Basic ICD 10-CM and ICD-10-PCS Coding, 2017
Palkie RHIA, EDD, Lou Ann Schraffenberger, MBA, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P,
Basic Current Procedural Terminology/HCPCS Coding, 2017,
ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach, 2017
Lynn Kuehn, MS,
RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA; Therese M. Jorwic, MPH, RHIA, CCS, CCS-P,
We suggest that students without much experience or
expertise in the healthcare field may benefit from purchasing a medical
dictionary, such as Dorland's Medical Dictionary. This book is not required, and
no material will be assigned in this book. Even though this medical dictionary
is listed as optional, it is highly suggested that all coding professionals—or
anyone studying coding—should have access to a medical dictionary.
Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary, 32nd,
Note: Each lesson provides coding
activities and practice questions to be completed within the course. No grade is
recorded for these "Check Your Understanding" resources. There is a Final Exam
at the end of the course that you must complete with a score of 70% or higher to
earn a successful course completion. You are only allowed to take the Final Exam
once. Your score on the Final Exam composes 100% of the score shown on your