Hospital Coding

Professional Practical Experience

$660.00

The Professional Practical Experience (PPE) – ICD-10 is designed to provide students with hands-on experience in the field of medical coding. Students will perform actual tasks as a coder, assigning diagnosis and procedure codes to various types of patient records in both the outpatient setting and inpatient setting: everything from simple doctor visits, to emergency room, to inpatient stays.​ Hands on experience entails applying codes to case studies that include (but are not limited to) Discharge Summaries, Operative Notes, and History and Physicals (H&Ps).

CEUs:     10 AHIMA      10 AAPC
Included in eLearning Library

The Professional Practical Experience (PPE) – ICD-10 is designed to provide students with hands-on experience in the field of medical coding. Students will perform actual tasks as a coder, assigning diagnosis and procedure codes to various types of patient records in both the outpatient setting and inpatient setting: everything from simple doctor visits, to emergency room, to inpatient stays.​ Hands on experience entails applying codes to case studies that include (but are not limited to) Discharge Summaries, Operative Notes, and History and Physicals (H&Ps).

Course objectives:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the following areas:
    • clinical coding;
    • regulations pertaining to the HIPAA Privacy Rule and the American Recovery Act (ARRA) requirements; and
    • follow high quality ethical standards as an allied health professional.
  • Comply and adhere to current standards and regulations assigning ICD and CPT codes for diagnosis and procedures.
  • Validate coding accuracy according to documentation in the health record.
  • Analyze patient health record to identify and select principal diagnosis and/or secondary diagnosis.
  • Identify and resolve potential issues between the data coded and the supporting documentation.
  • Multimedia and interactive online course 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.
  • 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.

A detailed course syllabus including week by week description of materials covered is available here.

Instructor:
Angela Lehoux, BS, CCS, CDIP, CIC, COC, CPC-I

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 Training and Operations 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.

Author:
Ruth Berger, MS, RHIA
Ruth Berger is the HIT Program Coordinator at Florida Gateway College in Lake City, Florida. She holds the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) certification of Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA). Ruth has a master’s degree in career and technical education from the University of Wisconsin—Stout, a bachelor’s degree in healthcare management from Southern Illinois University, and an associate of applied science in medical records from the College of Lake County. Ruth brings decades of accredited HIM experience to her over 10-year-long teaching role in an associate degree program. She has previously worked in acute care as a manager of coding and compliance, been the assistant director of an HIM department, and held many other roles in HIM. Ruth has served on numerous committees and advisory boards in her career.

“I truly thank you Libman Group for your wonderful courses that have contributed to my success.” — Leslie Jay Corn, CCS, CPC, CCA/ER Coding Analyst/Boston Medical Center OR LogixHealth

“The quality of the courses that Libman presents is excellent” — Pamela S., RN, BSN, MSN, CCDS, Director, Clinical Documentation Improvement, Sharp Healthcare

“I tell everyone about Libman. I find that you have a very wide variety of choices in education that is actually needed and not so many things that aren’t really needed and can be mind boggling just trying to sift through it. Your website is well organized and everything offered is so well laid out and very informative as far as what you are getting, what I need and a very thorough write-up on everything offered. I’m so thrilled to have found your site!” — Sharon T

“I’m pleasantly surprised at your response … really didn’t think I would receive anything at all, so, thank you! I believe that alone says a lot for Libman Education. I would recommend you to other coding professionals.” — Jennifer Jones, CPC

“LOVEEE Libman! Very happy with the classes I’ve taken.” — Linda C.

“I love the courses at Libman Education.” — Joanne S., CCS

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Professional Practical Experience”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Required Textbooks:

Recommended Resources:

  • Medical dictionary, any publisher
  • Anatomy and physiology reference

 


 

 

Those who purchased this item also purchased…

  • ICD-10-PCSICD-10 Root Operations Flash Cards

    ICD-10-PCS Root Operations Flash Cards

    $19.95

    There are 31 root operations used for inpatient procedures in the Med/Surg section. Distinguishing between them can be challenging. This set of nine 5×7, laminated, double-sided ICD-10-PCS Root Operations Flash Cards, designed by nationally recognized ICD-10 expert Gail I. Smith, MA, RHIA, CCS-P, prepares you to select the appropriate root operation with confidence.

    The key to ICD-10-PCS coding success is understanding and being able to identify the root operations.

    • Each root operation is defined and the key distinguishing feature called out.
    • Examples of each root operation are provided.
    • Similar root operations are grouped together so that the subtle differences are more easily understood.

    Each ICD-10-PCS Root Operation flash card presents a different group of root operations. The set includes:

    • Root operations that take out some or all of a body part
    • Root operations that take out solids/fluids/gases from a body part
    • Root operations involving cutting or separation only
    • Root operations that put in/put back or move some/all of a body part
    • Root operations that alter the diameter/route of a tubular body part
    • Root operations that always involve a device
    • Root operations involving examination only
    • Root operations that define other repairs
    • Root operations that define other objectives

    Price includes shipping. Learning Aides are sent via US Mail. Allow 5-10 days for delivery.

    Special group discount: get 11 sets for the price of 10! For every 11 sets added to your cart, a $19.95 discount is given.

  • eLearning Library

    CPT Coding: Introduction to CPT Coding

    $660.00

    Learn how CPT allows healthcare providers to communicate uniform information about medical services and procedures among physicians, coders, patients, accreditation organizations, and payers. After completing this course, the student will be able to:

    • Understand the structure of the CPT coding system
    • Navigate the layout of the CPT coding manual
    • Describe the  sections of the CPT coding manual
    • Identify and apply the steps required to code procedures using CPT
    • Apply guidelines and select proper codes from CPT
  • eLearning LibraryICD-10-CM

    ICD-10-CM: Introduction to Diagnosis Coding

    $660.00

    Understanding ICD-10-CM coding is essential for anyone seeking a position as a medical record coder. After completing this course, the student will be able to:

    • Understand the structure of the ICD-10-CM classification system
    • Navigate the layout of the ICD-10-CM coding manual
    • Describe the ICD-10-CM Conventions and Sections of the Official Coding Guidelines
    • Identify and apply the steps required to code diagnoses using the ICD-10-CM
    • Apply chapter-specific guidelines and select proper diagnosis codes from ICD-10-CM