In this one-hour live webinar, attendees will learn: • The Impact and Cost of Sepsis • The Progression of Sepsis • Localized infection • Bacteremia • Septicemia • SIRS • Sepsis • Severe sepsis • Septic shock • Post-procedural sepsis • Obstetrical Sepsis • Newborn sepsis • What has Changed In ICD-10-CM • Areas That Need Clarification • When to query The attendees will understand the definitions of bacteremia, septicemia, sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock. The attendees will be able to select the correct principal diagnoses and secondary diagnoses for sepsis, severe sepsis and septic shock. The attendees will understand the guidelines regarding sepsis. The attendees will understand what to look for in physician documentation regarding sepsis, when to query, and how to interpret physician terminology regarding sepsis.
This course is designed to teach the student to code inpatient charts and includes the content necessary to pass the Certified Inpatient Coder Certification Exam by AAPC. This is an in-depth course that covers inpatient reimbursement, inpatient coding theory and practical application of inpatient coding guidelines in a chapter-by-chapter approach using, ICD-9-CM, ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS. The class will be taught via live webinar with assignments, discussions, quizzes and exams provided online. The class size is limited to 50 students. This class will be taught in a dual coding format, teaching inpatient coding using ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM/PCS. This class is recommended for students who have a solid foundation in ICD-9-CM.
The purpose of this class is to prepare the student for AAPC’s ICD-10 Proficiency Assessment and to prepare the student to code ICD-10-CM on the job. This course provides 16 hours of comprehensive ICD-10-CM training with evaluation exercises and case studies to assess your proficiency with the new code set and to fulfill AAPC’s certification maintenance requirements for ICD-10-CM.
The purpose of this class is to prepare the student to code ICD-10-PCS on the job. This course provides 20 hours of comprehensive ICD-10-CM training with evaluation exercises and case studies to assess proficiency with ICD-9-CM.
This class will begin by teaching ICD-9-CM conventions and guidelines. CPT guidelines and coding will be covered chapter-by-chapter with HCPCS II codes to prepare the student for AAPC’s Certified Professional Coder Exam. In particular, the class will study Evaluation and Management coding, CABG, interventional radiology, cardiac catheterizations, percutaneous cardiac interventions, pacemakers, lesion excisions and grafts, and surgical coding from each chapter of the CPT book. Homework, quizzes, and practice questions will be completed online. This class will be taught online via a live webinar format. One to two years of coding experience is recommended to pass the CPC exam, although new coders are welcome to join the class. This program is approved with the Colorado Workforce. Contact your county workforce at https://www.colorado.gov/cdle/wfc for qualifying assistance and program details.
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