Clinical Coding Auditing

Be at the forefront of accurate health data to deliver high quality outcomes.

Develop your skills in the auditing, analysis and reporting of clinical coded data and develop strategies to implement audit outcomes. Register your Expression of Interest to determine your eligibility to complete this course.

Register your interest

Location Online
Date/s 12 July to 29 November, 2021
Duration 21 weeks
Registrations close 5 pm Monday 14 June, 2021
Selection criteria

The course is open to:

  • those who hold a qualification (Bachelor or Master) in health information management from HIMAA accredited tertiary courses
  • HIMAA Certificate IV in Clinical Classification graduates or equivalent
  • Certificate IV clinical coders who have completed an approved RTO (VET) clinical coding course

AND WHO HAVE
a minimum of 3-5 years' experience in the field preferably in complex casemix.
Overseas applicants with appropriate clinical coding training and experience are eligible to apply.

Prerequisites/s
  • Minimum three years' experience coding in a tertiary hospital, complex case-mix; five years' experience coding at other non-tertiary hospital, less complex case-mix
  • A professional reference from current manager (e.g. HIS Manager)
  • Currently working at a Health Information Service and/or have access to medical records
  • Australian and NZ applicants must be conversant with ICD-10-AM (11th edition)
  • International Students must be conversant with ICD-10-AM (minimum of 6th edition)
CertificationExternal or internal or participation. Level dependent upon ICD-10- AM classification examination and other relevant assessments
Fee/s $2,375 inc GST

Description

The only one of its kind in the world, this course is designed to provide knowledge and develop skills in the auditing of coded data and analysing and reporting on audit outcomes.

This five-month online course is designed to enhance your skills in auditing coded data and analysing, reporting, and acting on audit outcomes. You must have a qualification in health information management or clinical coding and extensive clinical coding experience.  You will work through the course material in a systematic way within a specified timeframe. Assessment will be by one major assignment and a final examination, plus an ICD-10-AM health classification examination.

Course content

There are four modules in the course:

  • Module 1 - Principles of Casemix and Activity Based Funding Models
  • Module 2 - Theory and Principles of Auditing
  • Module 3 - Statistical Analysis and Methodology
  • Module 4 - Audit Outcomes: Reporting and Strategic Development

Extra requirements

  1. Broadband internet access and an active email address that can be accessed at home during study periods.
  2. Students must have basic computer literacy skills (e.g. Word or other word processing software, Excel).

Further information

E: executive_professional_education@latrobe.edu.au

T: 1300 135 045

Registration

This program is subject to minimum enrolment numbers. A refund will be provided if the program is cancelled.