ICD-10-PCS: Respiratory Procedure Coding



Comprehensive training for COVID-19 and beyond! Learn to code respiratory procedures with the unique perspective and expertise offered by nationally recognized ICD-10-PCS coding expert Lynn Kuehn! ICD-10-PCS: Respiratory Procedure Coding enables coders to visualize and understand common and complex respiratory surgical procedures to accurately and completely code them.

CEUs:     2 AHIMA      2 AAPC
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Learn to code respiratory procedures with the unique perspective and expertise offered by nationally recognized ICD-10-PCS coding expert Lynn Kuehn! ICD-10-PCS: Respiratory Procedure Coding enables coders to visualize and understand common and complex respiratory surgical procedures to accurately and completely code them.

ICD-10-PCS: Respiratory Procedure Coding covers the major respiratory procedures performed in hospitals:

  • Code intubation and tracheostomy procedures
  • Calculate mechanical ventilation and CPAP duration
  • Differentiate between endobronchial and transbronchial procedures
  • Differentiate between bronchial drainage, BAL and whole lung lavage
  • Identify correct root operations for respiratory procedures
  • Assign the correct device value for various respiratory devices
  • Assign PCS codes to respiratory system procedures

Plus these bonus tools you will use every day!

  • Calculator and easy instructions for accurately determining the duration for CPAP or Mechanical Ventilation
  • Bronchoscopy worksheet to help keep track of procedures in different locations
  • A quick review of ICD-10-PCS table mechanics
  • Translation of complex ICD-10-PCS guidelines into easy to follow steps.  Select the Principal Procedure using Lynn’s technique for getting to the right answer faster!

Procedures include:

• Endotracheal tube (ETT) Insertion
• Percutaneous Tracheostomy
• Open Tracheostomy
• Tracheostomy Tube Change
• Mechanical Ventilation
• Mechanical Ventilation Via ETT
• Mechanical Ventilation Via Tracheostomy
• Tracheostomy Take-down
• Wedge Resection
• Thoracotomy
• Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
• Pulmonary Bleb
• Pleural Biopsy
• Decortication of Lung
• Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
• Respiratory Biopsies
• Endobronchial Biopsy
• Transbronchial Biopsy
• Control of Hemorrhage
• Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL)
• Drainage of Bronchus
• Whole Lung Lavage
• Mucus Plugs
• Bronchial Extirpation
• Pleural Cavity Drainage
• Chemical Pleurodesis
• Mechanical Pleurodesis
• Endobronchial Valves
• Tracheal or Bronchial Dilation and Stenting

  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • Price listed is per person/per course. Group rates available upon request.

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Lynn Kuehn is president of Kuehn Consulting, LLC, in Waukesha, Wisconsin, a consulting firm specializing in ICD-10-PCS coding for the inpatient setting. Lynn is a nationally recognized trainer on ICD-10-PCS and other HIM-related topics.

Lynn served on the AHIMA Board of Directors and authored several of AHIMA’s most popular books including ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach and Procedural Coding and Reimbursement for Physician Services.

Together with her co-Author Theresa Jorwic, Lynn received the Triumph Literary Legacy Award from AHIMA for ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach. Called the “go-to” resource for learning and mastering ICD-10-PCS, ICD-10-PCS: An Applied Approach provides step-by-step instructions and exercises at all levels, and is used throughout Kuehn’s ICD-10-PCS courses authored for Libman Education.

“I purchased the PCS respiratory material. Love all you put out there, we are in this COVID situation together!” — Tiffany Walls

“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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