HEALTH CLASSIFICATION AND CLINICAL CODING B

HIM4CCB

2021

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.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorBarbara Gleeson

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Coding Bridging Course in appropriate edition of the classification

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsStudents who have not successfully passed human physiology and anatomy at an undergraduate level must successfully complete an approved (by Discipline of Health Information Management) Human Physiology and Anatomy online bridging course.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Medical Dictionary

Resource TypeRecommended

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AuthorStudents own choice

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PublisherStudents own choice

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Australian dictionary of clinical abbreviations, acronyms and symbols

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorWilliams, J.

Year2017

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PublisherNorth Ryde, NSW: Health Information Management Association of Australia.

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International classification of diseases and related health problems - 10th revision, Aust Modification

Resource TypePrescribed

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AuthorAustralian Consortium for Classification Development current edition

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PublisherIHPA

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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. Analyse and interpret the clinical content of the medical record to identify all conditions, diagnoses and interventions.
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.
03. Translate the selected medical statements to ICD-10-AM and ACHI codes, within the framework of the Australian Coding Standards.
04. Demonstrate specialised skills in all of the classificatory processes, within the parameters of expected industry timeframes and levels of accuracy.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBarbara Gleeson

Class requirements

Lecture/SeminarWeek: 10 - 22
Nine 1.00 h lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
Nine 2.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Nine 2.00 h 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.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
One 1-hour mid semester exam (1,000-words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One individual assignment (1,000-words)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One team assignment (1,000-words)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4
One 2-hour final examination Overall subject pass mark of 75% required to meet industry expectationsN/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4