Description: Advanced Medical Terminology will build on knowledge gained in the Basic Medical Terminology course. You will learn terminology associated with diseases and procedures by body system and/or disease process. Terminology for coding tips is a special section of this course meant to identify common medical terminology synonyms which will ultimately assist in better-locating diseases and procedures in the ICD-9-CM index.
If you receive a score of 70% or higher on this course's Final Test (50 questions), you will earn the CEUs for this course. If you do not pass, you will not receive the CEUs. Because the answers are provided upon submission, the Final Test cannot be retaken.
- Learn medical terms for diseases and procedures by body system: endocrine, blood & lymph, nervous, circulatory, respiratory, digestive, urinary & reproductive, integumentary, and musculoskeletal.
- Learn alternate medical terms for the same diseases and procedures.
Instructor: Dee Mandley, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer has been in the health information management field for 25 years. She graduated from Stark Technical College in 1986 with an associate degree in applied science medical record technology. Since then she has held various management positions within hospitals, review organizations, and HIM consulting firms. Dee has worked for and managed medium to large-sized to multi-hospital systems. Dee has vast experience at all levels and types of facilities. Dee is well recognized and respected by her peers within the health information profession. She also holds the credentials of CCS (certified coding specialist) and CCS-P (certified coding specialist for physician office). Dee achieved the ICD-10-CM/PCS Trainer Certificate from AHIMA in February 2010. She has served on various health information management committees at a national, state and local level. Dee has presented to college students desiring to know more about the coding and health information profession. Dee worked with the CCS and CCS-P construction committees for several years. She has written several on-line training courses for OHIMA and has done public speaking on a variety of topics including ICD-10-CM/PCS. In 2004, Dee began her own consulting firm, D. Mandley & Associates, LLC, offering coding audits, coding education, coder cross-training, and backlog coding assistance. To learn more about D.Mandley & Associates, LLC visit her website at www.dmandleyassociates.com.
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4 AHIMA CEUs / 4 AAPC CEUs