Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Aka Sc 121 Purdue U
HI253: Medical Coding I
Topic 1: ICD-10-PCS Medical/Surgical Root Operations
The root operations defined by ICD-10-PCS for inpatient procedures differ from some of the main terms used by CPT to describe outpatient procedures and treatments. . Choose an ICD-10-PCS root operation from the Medical/Surgical section (Section 0), define and describe it, and create a scenario using it. Include the ICD-10-PCS code that would be used to report the procedure from your scenario.
Participation Expectations: Please engage on this topic throughout the unit by posting one main response by Saturday midnight and two reply posts by the end of the unit. Your main post to the discussion should contain at least 150 words, with no more than 10% quoting, and cite any sources used on a reference list following APA format.
SC121: Human Anatomy and Physiology I
Topic 2: Muscle Campaign
The Ice Bucket Challenge took the country by storm in the summer of 2014. It raised over $115 million for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis aka Lou Gehrig’s Disease) research and brought new attention to this devastating neuromuscular disease. Individuals and groups filmed themselves dumping buckets of ice over themselves while pledging money for ALS research. Eventually, the research funded by this challenge produced information that has advanced the understanding of the disease. These videos were spread through social media and made it onto local and national newscasts as more and more stories were produced about this challenge.
In this discussion, you will create your own awareness campaign for ONE of the following diseases/disorders.
You will want to address: