Online Class: Coding Gastroenterology Workshop

Online course for the experienced coder to gain additional knowledge in specialty coding of the Gastrointestinal Tract and related procedures (CPT 40000 series).

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  • 4
    Lessons
  • 4
    Exams &
    Assignments
  • 5
    Hours
    average time
  • 0.5
    CEUs
 
 

Course Description

This self-study course's primary focus is medical coding on the Digestive System utilizing the ICD-10-CM and CPT coding manuals. Medical Terminology of the Digestive System is also reviewed to educate the student on the Digestive System.  


Procedures and surgical instruments are discussed in the lesson to help students advance their knowledge when coding Gastroenterology procedures.   

 

The experienced coder will gain additional knowledge in Gastroenterology and Colorectal specialty coding, both in ICD-10 and CPT.  


ICD-10 and CPT scenarios are provided for coding diseases and disorders of the Gastroenterology and related procedures (CPT 40000 series).  

 

For the less advanced student, it is a course that would help gain knowledge of coding guidelines as implemented in the coding industry and to build confidence and speed when assigning codes. This a great way the novice student to practice their speed when preparing for the coding certification.

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  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • 6 Months to Complete
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  • PC & Mac Compatible
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  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Course Lessons

Lesson 1_ Digestive System Medical Terminology

A review of medical terminology and word parts are discussed in this lesson. While medical terminology is a valuable source of information when coding, this class will not go into extensive detail on every structure of this system. A review of the suggest 25 Total Points
  • Lesson discussions: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete: Assignment 1_Medical Review

Lesson 2_CPT Coding

An overview of CPT code assignment is discussed in this lesson. The relationship between assigning a CPT and ICD-10-CM code and how it is applied on an insurance claim form is also discussed. 25 Total Points
  • Review 2 Practice Worksheets
  • Lesson discussions: Modifiers
  • Complete: Assignment 2_CPT Section Structure

Lesson 3_Procedural Terminology and Surgical Instruments

This lesson focuses on Procedure/Surgery Terms and on some of the instruments used by the Gastroenterologist. The primary focus of this lesson is to become familiar with these terms to help make CPT coding less of a challenge. Additional lesson topics: Jejunostomy 25 Total Points
  • Complete: Assignment 3_Digestive Procedures & Instruments

Lesson 4_Gastroenterology CPT Coding

Attention to detail is important when assigning the correct CPT code. A range of endoscopic CPT codes will be discussed. By studying the lesson material, locating the CPT code that corresponds to medical documentation will make the process of coding a lo Additional lesson topics: CPT Coding Updates 25 Total Points
  • Lesson discussions: End of Course Poll; Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course); Course Comments
  • Complete: Assignment 4_The Colonoscopy
100
Total Course Points
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Define digestive system medical terms.
  • Summarize coding rules and conventions.
  • Demonstrate CPT Coding procedures.
  • Define procedural terms and describe surgical instruments.
  • Demonstrate competency in Gastroenterology CPT Coding.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 

Additional Course Information

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Course Title: Coding Gastroenterology Workshop
Course Number: 31569
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Texas, and Washington.
Last Updated: September 2021
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.5 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Course Fee: $140.00 U.S. dollars

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