HEALTH CLASSIFICATION A

HIM2HCA

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you develop an introductory working knowledge of the fundamental conventions and rules for classification of diseases and health interventions using the current Australian version of the World Health Organization's International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10-AM) and the Australian Classification for Health Interventions (ACHI). You develop an understanding of the complexities of the classification process. They develop skills in medical record abstraction and interpretation to support the application of health classification systems. Students develop competency in classificatory practice within the parameters of expected industry timeframes and levels of accuracy.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBarbara Gleeson

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesHBS1HBA AND HBS1HBB AND HIM1MTA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

he International Statistical Classification of Diseases: Index and tabular: The Australian Classification of interventions: Index and tabular: The Australian Coding Standards

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAustralian Consortium for Classification Development

YearN/A

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PublisherIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority,

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Medical Dictionary of choice

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorStudent choice

YearN/A

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherManagement Association of Australia

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Australian Dictionary of

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorWilliams, J.

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherHealth Information of Australia

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Australian Dictionary of Clinical Abbreviations

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorWilliams, J.

Year2017

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherHealth Information

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

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Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate an understanding of the structures and basic principles of the health classification systems, ICD-10-AM and ACHI, used in Australasian hospitals.
02. Interpret the medical record to identify and further clarify diagnoses and interventions.
03. Abstract from the medical record the appropriate conditions, diagnoses and interventions required for the classification process.
04. Apply the Australian Coding Standards to accurately code inpatient episodes of care.
05. Apply the standards and conventions of health classification within a time frame that aligns with industry expectations.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBarbara Gleeson

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One team assignment (750-words per student)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo10 SILO1, SILO4, SILO5

One Individual assignment (750-words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 1-hour mid-semester examination

N/AOther written examIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 2-hour final examination

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sydney, 2021, Study period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBarbara Gleeson

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 42
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One team assignment (750-words per student)

N/AAssignmentGroupNo10 SILO1, SILO4, SILO5

One Individual assignment (750-words)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 1-hour mid-semester examination

N/AOther written examIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 2-hour final examination

N/ACentral examIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5