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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To enhance the learner's competence with knowledge of changes in classifications of chronic lower limb wound codes from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM in patients with diabetes.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify the upcoming transition date and coding differences of ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM coding.
  2. Interpret the author's study population, methods, and design.
  3. Summarize the author's study findings comparing ICD-9-CM coding to ICD-10-CM coding.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: ASWC0215
Published: Feb 2015
Expires: 3/6/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Jeanne R. Lowe, PhD, RN; Greg Raugi, MD, PhD; Gayle E. Reiber, PhD, MPH; JoAnne D. Whitney, PhD, RN, CWCN, FAAN
Specialties: Wound