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Introduction To Health Classification A

Undergraduate | LTU-HIM1001 | 2024

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Entry requirements
Part of a degree
Duration
12 weeks
Start dates
29 July 2024

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Introduction To Health Classification A

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the structures and basic principles of the health classification systems, ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS, used in Australian hospitals.
    2. Examine the medical record to identify and further clarify diagnoses and interventions.
    3. Identify and abstract from the medical record the appropriate conditions, diagnoses and interventions required for the classification process.
    4. Apply the Australian Coding Standards to accurately code inpatient episodes of care.
    5. Apply the standards and conventions of health classification within a time frame that aligns with industry expectations.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:

Core

  • LAT-HIM-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Health Information Management

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).

Others

Prerequisites: Students must be admitted in the following course: HB001O

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

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