Carroll Hospital Center Offers Popular ICD-10 Readiness Course, Anatomy & Physiology for Coders, to Its Staff“Its high-quality delivery … helps medical coders master ICD – 10 readiness”
BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS – March 27, 2012 – Anatomy & Physiology for Coders, a course by Barry Libman Inc. for training medical coders for transition to ICD-10-CM and –PCS, was recently offered to medical coders at Carroll Hospital Center in Carroll County, Maryland.
“We found the course extremely helpful and well organized,” said Ms. Marty Fields, Director of Health Information Management Department at Carroll Hospital Center. “This course will no doubt help our medical coders master the switch to ICD –10.”
The hospital has more than 400 physicians’ representing 38 medical specialties on its medical staff, and is Carroll County’s second largest employer. Annually, Carroll Hospital Center has more than 310,000 patient encounters for inpatient and outpatient medical care and community programs.
Anatomy & Physiology for Coders is a 12-week online course that students can access twenty four hours a day, seven days a week. The course, which trains medical coders
for transition to ICD-10-CM and –PCS, thoroughly covers the major body systems, as well as common laboratory tests, frequently prescribed drugs, and common diseases and disorders.
In addition, to help students master the material, quizzes and assessments are offered, as well as lesson notes, multi-media videos, interactive educational games, and full-color anatomical drawings. The course’s textbook is Donald Rizzo’s Fundamentals of Anatomy & Physiology.
Students taking Anatomy & Physiology for Coders are eligible for 24 CEUs (continuing education units) by the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA), and 6 CEUs by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC).
About Barry Libman Inc.
Barry Libman Inc. provides medical record coding, audit, and educational services to the Health Information Management departments of healthcare institutions. Barry Libman Inc. offers the right-mix of online and classroom education to ensure that the HIM professional is prepared to handle changes in the medical record coding systems and the transition to ICD-10-CM/PCS.