HEALTH CLASSIFICATION AND CLINICAL CODING C

HIM5CCC

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The first focus of this subject is the development of higher level classificatory skills to a level of competency that qualifies students as entry-level clinical coders. Students gain proficiency in the application of relevant software and auditing tools. The second focus is on the health classification-financial relationship, including co-payments, the applications of Activity Based Funding and other casemix-based measures such as Weighted Inlier Equivalent Separations and related clinical coding-funding dependencies.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBarbara Gleeson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must pass HIM4CCB or must be enrolled in HMHIM.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsAustralian dictionary of clinical abbreviations, acronyms and symbolsPrescribedHealth Information Management Association of Australia 20095TH EDN, HIMAA
ReadingsHealth classification HIM5CCC course workbookPrescribedHealth Information Management DepartmentSCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
ReadingsInternational classification of diseases and related health problems - Tenth revision - Australian modificationPrescribedNational Centre for Classification in Health8TH EDN, NCCH

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply accurately the Australian Coding Standards and Conventions in coding practice, at an intermediate level.

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

02. Analyse emerging data or patient treatments to inform advice on clinical documentation.

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

03. Participate in internal coding quality control practice.

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

04. Apply the standards and conventions of health classification to a level of expertise and 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, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBarbara Gleeson

Class requirements

Laboratory Class Week: 31 - 31
One 2.0 hours laboratory class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.

Laboratory Class Week: 32 - 43
One 1.0 hours laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Self-directed"

Lecture/Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1-hour mid-semester practical exam30 01, 04
One 1000 word individual assignment10 01, 02, 03, 04
One 1000 word team assignment10 01, 02, 03, 04
One 2-hour written examination50 01, 04