Feb 01, 2023  
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog 
2022-2023 Lane Community College Catalog
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HIM 270 - ICD-10 Coding

5 Credit(s)

Students gain a working knowledge of ICD-10-CM diagnosis coding with exposure in abstracting and identifying correct diagnosis codes per guidelines and utilize Encoder programs.

Prerequisite: HIM 114  with a grade of C or better.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Summarize the characteristics of the ICD-10-CM classification system
  2. Describe the format of the Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries
  3. Identify and define the chapters and sub chapters or blocks used in ICD-10-CM
  4. Express what the main terms, subterms, carryover lines, nonessential modifiers, and eponyms are that are used in ICD-10-CM
  5. Recognize the contents of the Appendices of ICD-10-CM
  6. Explain the format of the Alphabetic Index to Diseases in ICD-10-CM
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of the use of the cross-reference terms and instructional notes used in ICD-10-CM
  8. Describe the rules for multiple coding
  9. Explain how connecting words are used in the Alphabetic Index
  10. Apply the symbols, punctuation, and abbreviations used to code in ICD-10-CM
  11. List the basic steps in ICD-10-CM coding
  12. Assign diagnosis codes using the Alphabetic Index and Tabular List

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