Introduction to Pathophysiology

Cengage Learning


Pathophysiology explores the function and symptoms of diseased organs for purposes of diagnosis and patient care. This complete and interactive online course, developed by Libman Education utilizing the online resources of Cengage Learning, is foundational to the work of medical record coders.

CEUs:     10 AHIMA      0 AAPC

Pathophysiology explores the function and symptoms of diseased organs for purposes of diagnosis and patient care.  Introduction to Pathophysiology provides a complete and comprehensive study of disease processes:

  • Concepts of Human Disease
  • Introduction to Human Diseases
  • Mechanisms of Disease
  • Neoplasms
  • Inflammation and Infection
  • Common Diseases and Disorders of Body Systems
  • Immune System Diseases and Disorders
  • Musculoskeletal System Diseases and Disorders
  • Blood and Blood-Forming Organs Diseases and Disorders
  • Cardiovascular System Diseases and Disorders
  • Respiratory System Diseases and Disorders
  • Lymphatic System Diseases and Disorders
  • Digestive System Diseases and Disorders
  • Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreatic Diseases and Disorders
  • Urinary System Diseases and Disorders
  • Endocrine System Diseases and Disorders
  • Nervous System Diseases and Disorders
  • Eye and Ear Diseases and Disorders
  • Reproductive System Diseases and Disorders
  • Integumentary System Diseases and Disorders
  • Genetic and Developmental, Childhood, and Mental Health Diseases and Disorders
  • Genetic and Developmental Diseases and Disorders
  • Childhood Diseases and Disorders
  • Mental Health Diseases and Disorders


Course Features
• Interactive, online, self-paced instruction
• Ebook integrated into the course and included in the price
• 21 lessons
• Student’s experience will vary but 74-94 hours should be allowed for completion
• 24 x 7 online access, anywhere in the world with Internet access
• Course available for 16 weeks from initial enrollment
• Online, self-paced instruction
• Non-lab course
• Multimedia course delivery incorporating video and audio presentations
• Structured lesson plan which includes Check list, Objectives, Presentation, and Quiz to ensure mastery of material
• Final exam
• No experience required and no prerequisites!

Angela Lehoux, BS, CCS, CDIP, CIC, COC, CPC-I
Director, Training and Operations

Angela Lehoux is a coder with 25 years of experience in inpatient, outpatient and emergency room coding; an instructor and education specialist for Libman Education courses; and Director of Education for Libman Education where she is responsible for ensuring that our training is accurate, easily accessible, and challenging. Angela believes in the transformational power of education to help individuals achieve their personal and career goals and for institutions to achieve operating success. She develops and reviews course content and is the teacher for Libman Education’s Medical Coder Career Program (MCCP), courses on ICD-10-CM and ICD-10-PCS, and review courses for the CCA, CCS, CIC, and COC credentials. Angela holds a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management.

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The eBook for this course is included in the tuition. There are no additional books to purchase.

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