BIOL183 ICD-10 Anatomy & Physiology (Experimental)

Department of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics: Biology

I. Course Number and Title
BIOL183 ICD-10 Anatomy & Physiology (Experimental)
II. Number of Credits
3 credits
III. Number of Instructional Minutes
IV. Prerequisites
Permission of the Department of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
V. Other Pertinent Information

It is assumed that students taking this course have already taken Anatomy & Physiology I and II in the past as part of their professional training.

VI. Catalog Course Description
This course is designed to meet the needs of medical coding professionals for the increased specificity associated with ICD-10. Advanced anatomy and physiology is required to understand the upgraded coding requirements and apply it to common medical diseases, disorders, injuries, and conditions.
VII. Required Course Content and Direction
  1. Course Learning Goals

    Students will:

    1. identify clinically significant anatomical structures, organs, organ systems;
    2. understand the relationships between functionally united anatomical structures;
    3. understand clinically significant physiological processes;
    4. identify and understand the diseases, disorders, injuries, and conditions of various body systems; and
    5. apply the history, signs, symptoms, imaging, exam findings, treatments, and prognoses of various diseases, disorders, injuries, and conditions of the human body
    6. understand and apply medical and anatomical terminology;
  2. Planned Sequence of Topics and/or Learning Activities

    1. blood and blood forming organs
    2. endocrine system
    3. nervous system
    4. eye and adnexa
    5. ear and mastoid process
    6. circulatory system
    7. respiratory system
    8. digestive system
    9. integumentary system (skin)
    10. musculoskeletal system
    11. genitourinary system
  3. Assessment Methods for Course Learning Goals

    The assessment of course learning goals will be based on online discussions, objective examinations, assignments, papers, and/or performance-based tasks and projects.
  4. Reference, Resource, or Learning Materials to be used by Student:

    1. Textbook
    2. Virtual laboratory software (virtual cadaver dissection)
    3. Learning Management System
    4. Notes, reading assignments, animations, lecture videos and tutorials, laboratory images, and powerpoint presentations for self study are provided

Revision / Approval Date: First Offered 11/2011; New Core 8/2015