HEALTH CLASSIFICATION AND CLINICAL CODING D

HIM5CCD

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDiana Cheng

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HIM5CCC

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsA detailed readings list will be provided in the first classRecommendedN/AN/A

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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDiana Cheng

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 11 - 22
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."

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
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.

WorkShop Week: 11 - 22
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."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Hurdle requirement: Participation in supervised hospital coding clinical (1,000 words equivalent)0
one 1-hour mid-semester examination25
one 15-minute group presentation (500-word group assignment)10
one 2-hour final examination50
two 1,000-word enquiry assignments15