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ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery and Spinal Procedure Coding

Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA

$358.00 $295.00

Learn to code complex neurosurgery and spinal procedures with the unique perspective and expertise offered by nationally recognized ICD-10-PCS coding expert Lynn Kuehn! The ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery and Spinal Procedure Coding two-course package enables coders to visualize and understand complicated procedures in these areas and to accurately and completely code them.

CEUs:     4 AHIMA      4 AAPC
Included in eLearning Library. Price per person. Group rates available.

Learn to code complex neurosurgery and spinal procedures with the unique perspective and expertise offered by nationally recognized ICD-10-PCS coding expert Lynn Kuehn! The ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery and Spinal Procedure Coding two-course package enables coders to visualize and understand complicated procedures in these areas and to accurately and completely code them.

The ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery and Spinal Procedure Coding two-course package contains:

  • ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery Procedure Coding Understand and visualize complex three-dimensional brain and nervous system procedures including those for tumors, seizures, trauma and bleeds, drains and shunts, and neuro stimulators.
  • ICD-10-PCS: Spinal Procedure Coding addresses the coding of spinal fusion, multiple procedure types, fixing past fusions, and other spinal procedures including procedures that are new and innovative ways to do procedures on the spine.

Students who complete this two-course bundle will be able to:

  • Identify the code format, system structure, and design of procedure codes in ICD-10-PCS.
  • Understand and apply the body-system-specific Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting of ICD-10-PCS codes.
  • Learn to identify procedure details that support the assignment of the root operations.
  • Apply the definitions of the devices and qualifiers unique to these procedures.
  • Given a case scenario, select the necessary statements to code and apply Official Guidelines for Coding and Reporting to support an accurate code assignment.
  • Course features interactive, explanatory images, audio recordings and video animations by industry experts, detailed explanations of the coding process, and check yourself quizzes to ensure material is being mastered.
  • Bonus content includes a quick review of ICD-10-PCS table mechanics
  • and more!
Unlimited course access during a 20 week enrollment period.

ICD-10-PCS: Neurosurgery Procedure Coding

Objectives:

  • Identify the anatomy and their body part values assigned by ICD-10-PCS for neurosurgery coding
  • Apply the definitions of the devices and qualifiers unique to neurosurgery coding
  • Identify procedure details that support the assignment of the root operations covered in this course
  • Analyze operative report documentation to correctly assign all ICD-10-PCS characters for codes associated with neurosurgery coding

Procedures include:

  • Craniotomies – choosing the correct approach
  • Dura and Meninges procedures and guidance
  • Spinal Column and Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Cranial Trauma and Bleeds
  • Ventricular and Cranial Shunts
  • Release and Division Procedures

ICD-10-PCS: Spinal Procedure Coding

Objectives:

  • Identify the anatomy and their body part values assigned by ICD-10-PCS for spinal procedures
  • Apply the definitions of the devices and qualifiers unique to spinal procedures
  • Identify procedure details that support the assignment of the root operations covered in this course
  • Analyze operative report documentation to correctly assign all ICD-10-PCS characters for codes associated with spinal coding

Procedures include:

  • Spinal Fusion
  • Laminectomy
  • Corpectomy
  • Refusion
  • Laminoplasty
  • Scoliosis Procedures
  • Coflex­®
  • DTRAX
  • WebinarPlus™ multimedia and interactive online course promotes engagement with challenging materials while offering independent self-study.
  • Knowledge checks and/or final assessment ensure mastery of material.
  • Online Flexibility! Materials available 24/7. Work at your own pace — save time and travel costs.
  • Earn Libman Education Certificate of Completion and CEUs.
  • To receive CEU credit, students must achieve a passing rate on the course assessment(s).
  • Course is self-paced. For planning purposes, assume 1-3 hours required for each CEU.
  • Unlimited course access during enrollment period. For courses offering greater than one CEU, enrollment period is 16 weeks. For courses offering one or fewer CEUs, enrollment period is 4 weeks. Courses purchased as a bundle or package may have a longer enrollment period.
  • Extensions to the enrollment period are available. Contact Libman Education for pricing.
  • Financing available through PayPal Credit.
  • Price listed is per person/per course. Group rates available upon request.

Lynn Kuehn, MS, RHIA, CCS-P, FAHIMA

Lynn Kuehn is president of Kuehn Consulting, LLC, and a nationally recognized authority on ICD-10-PCS coding.

Lynn was elected to the AHIMA Board of Directors, served as faculty for the original ICD-10 “Train-the-Trainers” program, and authored or co-authored several of AHIMA’s most popular books including ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach, recognized as the “go-to” resource for learning and mastering ICD-10-PCS.

As a Subject Matter Expert with Libman Education, Lynn’s unique and engaging teaching methods as well as her leadership on the importance of accuracy and efficiency in coding is recognized by clients and students throughout the country.

“Lynn Kuehn, in my mind, is the Queen of Coding Education. She has the ability to take a difficult, confusing subject and make it very easily understood.” — Charlotte Bumgarner

“Per usual with Libman and Lynn Kuehn, these are excellent programs.” — Lou Ann Schraffenbergr, MBA, RHIA, CCS, CCSP, CPC, FAHIMA

“Lynn is an inspirational teacher. She ignites a passion for coding within you!” — Kristen T

“Lynn, your explanations are clear, concise and to the point. Recommend it to any and all. It is a confidence booster!” — Leslie C

“I consistently learn from Lynn Kuehn. Thank you!”

“Lynn: I look for everything you have on the internet. You have a wonderful concise way of presenting material that is so easy to understand. All of us learn differently and your slides help us ‘Visual learners.’ keep up the great work. I will be ordering your flash cards! Many thanks.”

“Any of Libman Education’s courses are worth time and cost. Always walk away with a useable, clarity or reinforcement of subject matter.”

“I just wanted to let you know that the articles written by Lynn are a great help. I read them all the time and learn something new each time. Please let her know what a fine job she does.” — Kira G., RHIT, IP Coder III

“Lynn always has a way of getting the information across in a simple, understandable way!” — Janice N.

“Just heard Gail and Lynne’s PCS workshop – fantastic information and terrific speakers!!” — Jacqueline F., RHIT, CCS, DRG Validation Specialist

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