Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
HIM 276
Course Title:
ICD Intermediate Lab
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Course Description

Includes the application of ICD-9-CM/PCS and ICD-10-CM/PCS skills and knowledge acquired in HIM 273. Uses case-summary coding exercises for enhanced learning. Corequisites: HIM 273.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  1. Accurately follow ICD-9-CM/PCS and ICD-10-CM/PCS coding convention, licensure and accrediting rules.
  2. Conduct analysis to assure that documentation in the health record supports the diagnosis and reflects the progress, clinical findings and discharge status.
  3. Audit patient health records to confirm accuracy of code assignment.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

Students will demonstrate these learning outcomes by these tasks conducted individually and in cooperation with other students:

  •   Successful completion of assignments as outlined on the lab schedule.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

Competencies and skills:

  • Critical thinking skills
  •  Medical terminology
  •  Anatomy and physiology
  •  Pathophysiology
  • Health record content
  •  Laboratory testing
  •  Medical imaging