HEALTH CLASSIFICATION AND CLINICAL CODING D
Credit points: 15
In this subject, students will focus on further developing their competence and confidence in the use of the current Australian-Modified version of the World Health Organisation's International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10-AM). They will develop skills, in weekly hospital coding clinics and some classes at the university, in advanced clinical coding for high cost Diagnosis Related Groups, complex cases, and adverse events. Students will also achieve competencies in clinical coding auditing for internal data quality control and coding practice management. They will achieve set graduate entry-level competencies required for work in hospital case abstracting and associated, practical clinical coding.
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorDiana Cheng
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
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|Readings||A detailed readings list will be provided in the first class||Recommended||N/A||N/A|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDiana Cheng
One 1.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students to complete one 1-hour self directed computer laboratory per week."
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students to complete two 2-hour clinical practicums either at hospital or in class."
|Hurdle requirement: Participation in supervised hospital coding clinical (1,000 words equivalent)||0|
|one 1-hour mid-semester examination||25|
|one 15-minute group presentation (500-word group assignment)||10|
|one 2-hour final examination||50|
|two 1,000-word enquiry assignments||15|