HEALTH CLASSIFICATION AND CLINICAL CODING B

HIM4CCB

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will further develop skills in the application of 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 refine skills in medical record abstraction and interpretation, including clinical terminology and pharmacology 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 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Coding Bridging Course in appropriate edition of the classification

Co-requisites Anatomy and Physiology. This can be from student's other qualification or a bridging course

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsInternational classification of diseases and related health problems - 10th revision, Aust ModificationPrescribedAustralian Consortium for Classification Development current editionIHPA
ReadingsAustralian dictionary of clinical abbreviations, acronyms and symbols, 6th editionPrescribedWilliams, J. (Ed.) (2017)North Ryde, NSW: Health Information Management Association of Australia.
ReadingsMedical DictionaryRecommendedStudents own choiceStudents own choice

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse and interpret the clinical content of the medical record to identify all conditions, diagnoses and interventions.

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

02. Using independent judgement, select and retrieve the appropriate conditions, diagnoses and interventions that require classification and application of the Australian Coding Standards and conventions.

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

03. Translate the selected medical statements to ICD-10-AM and ACHI codes, within the framework of the Australian Coding Standards.

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

04. Demonstrate specialised skills in all of the classificatory processes, within the parameters of expected industry timeframes and levels of accuracy.

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, 2019, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBarbara Gleeson

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Nine 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Class size to accommodate staff:student ratio for increased individual time due to 75% pass mark for industry requirements. Students to complete one 2-hour workshop per week."

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
Nine 2.0 hours lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
Nine 1.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1-hour mid semester exam (1,000-words equivalent)30 01, 02, 03, 04
One individual assignment (1,000-words)10 01, 02, 03, 04
One team assignment (1,000-words)10 01, 02, 03, 04
One 2-hour final examinationOverall subject pass mark of 75% required to meet industry expectations50 01, 02, 03, 04