Course Code: GES110
Learn the fundamentals of diagnostic coding and what is required to be successful at the practice. Understand the structure, conventions, and guidelines of coding for ICD-10-CM.
Master the various codes and understanding of diseases, disorders, and cancers of endocrine, nutritional, metabolic, skin, genitourinary, musculoskeletal, and the upper body systems.
Understand the codes associated with conditions existing in pregnancy, childbirth, and newborns. You'll also learn proper conventions for coding for symptoms and signs of injury, poisoning, and impairment.
Understand the fundamentals of procedural coding with ICD-10-PCS. Learn the conventions, guidelines, and structure of the system.
Master the definitions of root operations. Move on to understand the medical and surgical section, including character definitions.
Learn coding best practices for obstetrics, measuring, monitoring, specialty procedures, radiology, x-rays, and mental health.
Carline Dalgleish has worked in medical office administration for over 30 years. She holds a bachelor's degree in Business Information Systems, a master's degree in Leadership, and a post-baccalaureate certificate in Health Information Management. She is a Registered Health Information Administrator and an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer. Dalgleish is the author of an ICD-10 coding system and also owns her own consulting firm, AnnGrant Educational Services.
In order to take this course, you should have some knowledge of medical terminology. Education in anatomy and physiology is strongly recommended, but not required.
This course is for anyone in the healthcare industry who wants to master medical coding in general, and/ or ICD-10 medical coding specific. Coding experience is not required.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbooks will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment:
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This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via email) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more about financial assistance.
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I work full time and have 3 kids so taking this course online was great. I was able to do the work when the kids went to bed and able to continue working full time."
I enjoyed the luxury of being able to work at my own pace as opposed to working at the pace of the classroom."
I enjoyed the ICD-10 Medical Coding course. If I had any question regarding the course my question was answered in no time, which was wonderful. The course was enjoyable and challenging, all that it should be when it comes to college. I would take another course through ed2go again and would suggest this to anyone."
The facilitator and the course material were easy to understand, which made the overall experience enjoyable."
The facilitator, Ms. Carline Dalgleish, is very good. She is very thorough and I enjoyed being in her class."
I enjoyed the immediate feedback on my quizzes and final exams. It enabled me to identify areas that I needed to spend more time reviewing."
The course provided the information and education I was seeking; hopefully it will lead to advances in my job. I found the entire course easy to understand and work with and any questions I asked were answered in a timely, professional manner."
My facilitator seemed genuinely concerned in providing the best field education possible via online media. Go Carline! Very well written."