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CPC Course Curriculum


CPC - Certified Professional Coder

Credentialed by the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC)

WEEK 1
Orientation
Unit 1: Reimbursement
  1. Reimbursement, HIPAA, and Compliance
WEEK 2
  1. An Overview of ICD-10-CM
  2. ICD-10-CM Outpatient Coding and Reporting Guidelines
WEEK 3
  • ICD-10-CM Outpatient Coding and Reporting Guidelines (Cont'd)
  1. Using ICD-10-CM
WEEK 4 
  • Assessment Test
WEEK 5
  1. Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 1-10)
  2. Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 11-14)
WEEK 6 
  • Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 11-14) (Cont'd)
  1. Chapter-Specific Guidelines (ICD-10-CM Chapters 15-21)
WEEK 7 
  • Assessment Test
WEEK 8 
  1. Introduction to CPT
WEEK 9
  1. Introduction to the Level II National Codes (HCPCS)
  2. Modifiers
WEEK 10 
  1. Anesthesia
  2. Surgery Guidelines and General Surgery
WEEK 11 
  1. Assessment Test
WEEK 12
  1. Integumentary System
WEEK 13
  1. Musculoskeletal System
  2. Respiratory System
WEEK 14
  1. Cardiovascular System
  2. Hemic, Lymphatic, Mediastinum, and Diaphragm
WEEK 15
  1. MidTerm Assessment
WEEK 16
  1. Digestive System
  2. Urinary and Male Genital Systems
  3. Reproductive, Intersex Surgery, Female Genital System, Maternity Care and Delivery
WEEK 17
  1. Endocrine and Nervous Systems
  2. Eye, Ocular Adnexa, Auditory, and Operating Microscope
WEEK 18
  1. Radiology
  2. Pathology/Laboratory
WEEK 19
  1. Evaluation and Management (E/M) Services
  2. Medicine
WEEK 20
  1. Final Assessment
2 weeks of non-mandatory Review that is flexible