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Anatomy, Physiology and Coding: Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Lymphatic and Endocrine Systems

This course was created with the National Healthcareer Association (NHA) and includes course material directly from NHA.

Course overview:

Build your knowledge of anatomy, physiology and key body systems – this course focuses on the Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Endocrine & Lymphatic systems. Learn medical terms and acronyms to bill and code for maximum reimbursement. Practice your coding for diagnoses, tests, procedures and treatments related to this body system.

Skills you'll learn:

  • Locate relevant information from patient medical records

  • Resolve medical record discrepancies and collaborate with providers for clarification

  • Determine appropriate responses and actions to claim rejections

  • Ensure all medical care and procedures are properly captured and coded for optimal reimbursement

Key topics:

  • Anatomy and physiology for Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Endocrine & Lymphatic systems

  • Medical terms and acronyms within medical records

  • Resolving discrepancies and processing claims

model heart laying on an open medical book

What's included in this course:

  • Self-paced, 100% online
  • 4 job-ready skills
  • Finish course in approx. 30 hrs
  • Access to course for 1 year
  • Certificate of completion
  • 7-day satisfaction guarantee
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California: These Professional Development courses or tracks are not available to California residents.

Reasons to buy for business:

  • Employees can get registered and start learning today
  • Track employee progress
  • Helps prepare for CBCS exam


We recommend having the required materials on hand before starting this course. You will not be able to gain the full benefit of this course without these coding manuals, and you’ll need them if you plan to take NHA's Certified Billing & Coding Specialist, (CBCS), certification exam. Course materials are not included in course price.

  • ICD-10-CM 2022: The Complete Official Codebook (ICD-10-CM the Complete Official Codebook)
  • HCPCS 2022 Level II Professional Edition (HCPCS Level II (American Medical Assn))
  • CPT 2022 Professional Edition (CPT / Current Procedural Terminology (Professional Edition))

Certified Billing and Coding Specialist exam prep

This course can be purchased individually or as part of the Medical Billing and Coding Track that can help you prepare for the Certified Billing and Coding Specialist exam.

Course outline

  • Course Introduction
    • Getting Started
    • Course Welcome
  • Module 1: Anatomy and Physiology for Coding the Cardiovascular System
    • Introduction to the Cardiovascular System
    • Basic Anatomy of the Heart and Heart Disease
    • Cardiovascular System Key Concepts
    • Cardiovascular System Anatomy and Coding Knowledge Check
    • Cardiovascular System Skills Assessment
  • Module 2: Anatomy and Physiology for Coding the Respiratory System
    • Introduction to the Respiratory System
    • Basic Anatomy and Functions of Respiration
    • Respiratory System Key Concepts and Diseases
    • Respiratory System Anatomy and Coding Knowledge Check
    • Respiratory System Skills Assessment
  • Module 3: Anatomy and Physiology for Coding the Endocrine System
    • Introduction to the Endocrine System
    • Basic Anatomy and Diseases of the Endocrine System
    • Glands, Hormones, and Endocrine Disease Key Concepts
    • Endocrine System Anatomy and Coding Knowledge Check
    • Endocrine System Skills Assessment
  • Module 4: Anatomy and Physiology for Coding the Lymphatic System
    • Introduction to the Lymphatic and Immune Systems
    • Basic Anatomy of the Lymphatic System and Related Issues
    • Immune System Key Concepts
    • Lymphatic System Anatomy and Coding Knowledge Check
    • Lymphatic System Skills Assessment
  • Course Conclusion
    • Course Wrap Up

Tools and resources you can access after purchasing:

  • Accessing your NHA Study Materials (Guide)

    This guide will help you set up your National Healthcareer Association (NHA) account to access study materials as you progress through this course.

  • Professional Curated Resources

    This PDF contains links to resources curated by professionals in the field to help support your growing knowledge and skill sets in this course.

Showcase your achievement

Share your Certificate of Completion and Professional Development Badge by uploading them to your social media profiles, such as LinkedIn®¹, when you’ve successfully completed your course with a score of 85% or higher

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Sample certificate and badge for Anatomy, Physiology and Coding 1 course