HEALTH CLASSIFICATION A

HIM2HCA

2020

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.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBarbara Gleeson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HIM1MTA and HBS1HBA and HBS1HBB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
Discipline Specifiche International Statistical Classification of Diseases: Index and tabular: The Australian Classification of interventions: Index and tabular: The Australian Coding StandardsPrescribedAustralian Consortium for Classification DevelopmentIndependent Hospital Pricing Authority,
ReadingsAustralian Dictionary ofRecommendedWilliams, J. (Ed.) 2017Health Information of Australia
ReadingsAustralian Dictionary of Clinical Abbreviations,PrescribedWilliams, J. (Ed.) 2017Health Information
ReadingsMedical Dictionary of choiceRecommendedStudent choiceManagement Association of Australia

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.

Activities:
Lectures and workshops, including quizzes, written problems to solve, case studies and patient medical records.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Interpret the medical record to identify and further clarify diagnoses and interventions.

Activities:
Lectures and workshops, including quizzes, written problems to solve, case studies and patient medical records.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Abstract from the medical record the appropriate conditions, diagnoses and interventions required for the classification process.

Activities:
Lectures and workshops, including quizzes, written problems to solve, case studies and patient medical records.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Apply the Australian Coding Standards to accurately code inpatient episodes of care.

Activities:
Lectures and workshops, including quizzes, written problems to solve, case studies and patient medical records.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Apply the standards and conventions of health classification within a time frame that aligns with industry expectations.

Activities:
Lectures and workshops, including quizzes, written problems to solve, case studies and patient medical records.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBarbara Gleeson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One team assignment (750-words per student)10 01, 04, 05
One Individual assignment (750-words)10 05, 04, 03, 02, 01
One 1-hour mid-semester examination30 05, 03, 02, 01, 04
One 2-hour final examination50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Sydney, 2020, Study Period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBarbara Gleeson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 42
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One team assignment (750-words per student)10 01, 04, 05
One Individual assignment (750-words)10 05, 04, 03, 02, 01
One 1-hour mid-semester examination30 05, 03, 02, 01, 04
One 2-hour final examination50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05