HIM 105 week2

he healthcare industry uses different terminology systems to aid in the exchange and use of information, as well as to increase efficiency.  Your instructor will assign a terminology system for each student to research from the following list: the assignment has to be done on highlighted topic.

  • Breast Imaging Reporting and Data System Atlas (BI-RADS)
  • Clinical Care Classification (CCC)
  • Current Dental Terminology (CDT)
  • Current Procedural Terminology (CPT)
  • Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Diseases, Fourth Edition, Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Substance Registry System (SRS)
  • Global Medical Device Nomenclature (GMDN)
  • Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS)
  • Human Genome Nomenclature (HUGN)
  • International Classification of Diseases for Oncology, 3rd Revision (ICD-O-3)
  • International Classification of Diseases, 10th  Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM)
  • International Classification of Diseases, 10th  Revision, Procedure Coding System (ICD-10-PCS)
  • International Classification of Diseases, 11th  Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-11)
  • International Classification of Diseases, 9th  Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-9-CM)
  • International Classification of Primary Care (ICPC-2)
  • International Classification on Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF)
  • Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC)
  • Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities (MedDRA)
  • National Cancer Institute Thesaurus (NCIt)
  • National Drug Codes (NDC)
  • Systematized Nomenclature of Dentistry (SNODENT)
  • Systemized Nomenclature of Medicine-Clinical Terminology (SNOMED CT)
  • Universal Medical Device Nomenclature System (UMDNS)

Address the following points in your post:

  • What is the purpose of the terminology system?
  • How does the system relate to medical terminology?
  • How does the terminology system work?
  • Are any laboratory or pathology tests or procedures required to use the system?
  • Provide an example of the terminology system.

Include at least one scholarly source, excluding the textbook, to support your 300-350 word initial post.  All references used must be cited in correct APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

  • January 29, 2018
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