HIMAA Introductory ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS clinical coding course
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The HIMAA Introductory ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS clinical coding course has been designed for students who have no prior coding knowledge or who have limited coding experience or formal training and begins with the basics of disease and procedure classification and coding from medical record information. After successfully completing this course, students will have the skills and concepts to code form medical records generated by an episode of care such as day surgery, planned surgery or simple medical problems.
Delivery Method: Course Language: ENGLISH Language only.
1. Distance Learning: Total course study hours: 200 hrs access to computer delivered using Online Learning Management System directly from HIMAA Australian Education office.
2. Classroom Based: Total course hours: 70 contact hours over 24 weeks plus completion of course materials, readings, workbook and exercises provided estimated 130 hours to complete in self directed learning.
A comprehensive knowledge of medical terminology which can be met by completion of the HIMAA Comprehensive Medical Terminology course within twelve months of the intake date for Introductory ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS clinical coding or demonstrated prior learning by a pass in the HIMAA Challenge Examination in Medical Terminology within twelve months of the intake date for Introductory ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS clinical coding. Pass mark > 80%.