HIMAA Advanced ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS Clinical Coding
Registration Fee: 1 SAR
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HIMAA Advanced ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS clinical coding course will be of value to coders who already have significant experience in clinical coding and who wish to gain exposure to a broad casemix at an advanced level. The course will further educate experienced Clinical Coders to better understand coding conventions, standards and practice in an extensive casemix and will develop the skills and knowledge required to code highly complex medical records. The coding and clinical sciences information on conditions and procedures in the coursework will assist the clinical coder in accurate code extraction which will lead to correct DRG allocation. The coursework will provide students with an ongoing central reference and educational tools.
Delivery Method: Course Language: ENGLISH Language only.
1. Distance Learning: Total course study hours: 250 access to computer delivered using Online Learning Management System directly from HIMAA Australian Education Office.
2. Classroom Based: Total course hours: 80 contact hours over 24 weeks plus completion of course materials, reading book and exercises provided estimated 175 hours to complete in self-directed learning.
A pass in the HIMAA Challenge Examination for Advanced ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS clinical coding. To ensure students applying for enrolment in the HIMAA Advanced ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS clinical coding course have the required prior level of knowledge. All students are required to sit a supervised challenge examination. Suitable candidates for the challenge examination for Advanced ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS clinical coding will have successfully completed the HIMAA Intermediate ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS clinical coding (or equivalent) plus have a minimum of twelve months additional coding experience with a varied casemix in a hospital environment. A minimum mark of 80% for the Challenge Examination in Advanced ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS within fifteen months of the intake date is required to be eligible to enroll in the Advanced ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS clinical coding course.