Orientation to ICD Diagnosis

2 User Reviews

CE Credit: 3

Length: 3 hours

Exam Items: 5

This program offers an overview of the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD); an introduction to the ICD-10-CM set of diagnostic codes that will be required for billing and health information in the U.S. on 10/1/2014; and a preview of ICD-11 which is currently under development. The relationship to the DSM is also discussed. Program includes full course transcript. Original webcast date: July, 15, 2013.

Learning Objective 1
Identify the HIPAA approved code sets for the United States.

Learning Objective 2
Discuss the coding format and how to locate codes in the new ICD-10-CM.

Learning Objective 3
Describe the relevance of the new codes for their health care practices.

Presenter: Carol D. Goodheart, EdD

Dr. Goodheart an independent practitioner in Princeton, New Jersey, specializing in the treatment of individuals, couples, and families coping with physical diseases or disabilities. She was the 2010 president of the American Psychological Association. An author/editor of eight books and many articles and chapters, her latest book is the A Primer for ICD-10-CM Users: Psychological and Behavioral Conditions, published by APA Books. In addition to her practice, she has served at Rutgers University's Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology in a number of roles, including clinical supervisor and contributing faculty. 

Supplementary Materials

  • Slides handout
  • ICD-10-CM Codes
  • Course Transcript

2 User Reviews

"An excellent review of the material."
— Anonymous

"One of the best presentations on any topic that I've seen in a long time. Dr. Goodheart is a superb teacher."
— Anonymous