AAPC Introduces Anatomy & Pathophysiology Training for ICD-10

Anatomy & Pathophysiology is key element for health care professionals as ICD-10 looms

Jul 27, 2011, 06:02 ET from AAPC

SALT LAKE CITY, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AAPC (www.aapc.com) announced its ICD-10-CM Anatomy & Pathophysiology online training modules as another major step towards ICD-10 implementation by October 1, 2013.

"These ICD-10 Anatomy and Pathophysiology modules are ideal for health care professionals needing to brush up on the subject before the ICD-10 implementation," said Rhonda Buckholtz, CPC, CPMA, CPCI, vice president ICD-10 training and education for AAPC. "Because ICD-10 will be so much more complex with its increased specificity, a strong understanding of anatomy and pathophysiology is crucial to stay on pace for the 2013 implementation date."

Some of the key features to subscribers contained in the ICD-10 Anatomy & Pathophysiology modules include:

  • Learning to identify the appropriate diagnosis or condition
  • Understanding the key challenges posed in ICD-10-CM
  • Selecting individual modules or the entire series
  • Receiving up to 14 Hours of training (14 CEUs)

Each module combines online multimedia presentations with downloadable manuals, ensuring full comprehension of the curriculum. For full pricing and other information about this anatomy and pathophysiology for ICD-10 training, visit http://www.aapc.com/ICD-10/anatomy-pathophysiology.aspx.

About AAPC:

AAPC (www.aapc.com) is the nation's largest training and credentialing association for the business side of medicine, with more than 100,000 members representing physician offices, outpatient facilities and payer environments. AAPC certifications validate the knowledge and expertise of health care professionals in disciplines including medical coding, auditing and compliance. AAPC offers the industry-leading Certified Professional Coder (CPC®) and Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA™) credentials, along with more than 20 specialty-specific coding credentials. AAPC also provides a wide variety of continuing education, resources and networking opportunities.