ICD-10-CM A&P Focus: Pregnancy, Childbirth and Puerperium is a web-based refresher course designed to enhance a coding professional’s knowledge in anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology terminology for conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium. This course is the first step in ensuring you and your staff have a solid understanding of how to code the conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium in ICD-10-CM.
Used in conjunction with the related 20-question pre-assessment, this program helps you first identify knowledge gaps and then fill in those gaps through expert training prepared by AHIMA. This course is the first step in insuring you and your staff have a solid understanding of how to code the conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium in ICD-10-CM.
This course is estimated to take two hours to complete. All learning materials are presented online. This course is for experienced medical coders. Before taking this course students are expected to have an overall understanding of the ICD-10-CM coding system.
The three lessons in this course are:
ICD-10-CM Terminology for Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Puerperium
ICD-10-CM Chapter 15 Categories
ICD-10-CM Chapter 15 Guidelines
Upon successful completion, a student will be able to:
Use the ICD-10-CM Chapter 15 guidelines and categories (O00-O9A).
Discuss the use of the fifth and sixth characters to identify the trimester.
Review ICD-10-CM terminology as it relates to pregnancy, childbirth, and the puerperium.
Discuss appropriate coding of elective abortions.
Describe the use of combination codes related to Chapter 15.
A "successful completion" is defined as providing correct answers to seven of the ten questions in the final assessment (70 percent). If a student score is lower than 70 percent, one retake is allowed.