HEALTH CLASSIFICATION AND CLINICAL CODING A

HIM3CCA

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will develop an introductory working knowledge of the fundamental conventions and rules for classification of diseases and health interventions using the current Australian version of the World Health Organisation's International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10-AM) and the Australia Classification for Health Interventions (ACHI). Students will begin to develop an understanding of the complexity of the classification process and will develop skills in medical record abstraction and interpretation to support application of developing health classification skills.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBarbara Gleeson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HBS1HBA and HBS1HBB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects HIM1HCA

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsInternational classification of diseases and related health problems, 10th revision, Australian modificationPreliminaryNational Centre for Classification in Health8TH EDN, NCCH

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate an understanding of the structures and basic principles of the health classification systems, ICD-10-AM and ACHI, used in Australasian hospitals.

Activities:
Lectures. Workshops, including quizzes, written problems to solve, case studies and patient medical records

02. Interpret the medical record to identify and further clarify diagnoses and interventions.

Activities:
Lectures. Workshops, including quizzes, written problems to solve, case studies and patient medical records

03. Abstract from the medical record the appropriate conditions, diagnoses and interventions required for the classification process.

Activities:
Lectures. Workshops, including quizzes, written problems to solve, case studies and patient medical records

04. Apply the Australian Coding Standards to accurately code inpatient episodes of care.

Activities:
Lectures. Workshops, including quizzes, written problems to solve, case studies and patient medical records

05. Apply the standards and conventions of health classification within a time frame that aligns with industry expectations.

Activities:
Lectures. Workshops, including quizzes, written problems to solve, case studies and patient medical records.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBarbara Gleeson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
mid semester exam30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
one 2-hour written examinationHurdle requirement: must complete all workbook activities and present prior to final examination50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
two practicums (1,000 words)20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05