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Undergraduate | LTU-HIM1001 | 2024

Introduction To Health Classification A

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

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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. Work collaboratively to 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:


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

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:


Prerequisites: Students must be admitted into 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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