22274VIC Certificate IV in Clinical Classification

Intakes: March 2021 and June or July 2021 

Enrolment confirmation will depend on the results of screening testing which will be emailed to you after receipt of your enrolment form. There is no fee payable until enrolments are confirmed.

Enrolments  close 22 March 2021.  Enrolment forms received after this date will not be accepted.
The 22274VIC Certificate IV in Clinical Classification will prepare students for entry into a career in clinical coding. After successfully completing the course students will have the skills and concepts to code from moderately complex medical records.

Course duration: Two years part-time. Full-time not available

Study hours: 850

Delivery mode: Online distance based

Entry requirements: There are no mandatory requirements; however, you are best equipped to successfully undertake the qualification if you have literacy, numeracy and oracy skills that align to a Level 3 of the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF). We will evaluate your skills prior to enrolment. You are also best equipped to undertake the qualification if you have digital literacy and technology skills to use the basic functions of common word processing, spreadsheet and database computer programs as these skills are required to achieve the qualification outcomes.

Enrolment fee: $5,880.00 payable in six instalments of $980.00 each. The first instalment is not invoiced until enrolments are confirmed after assessment of the screening tests.
To be awarded the 22274VIC Certificate IV in Clinical Classification students must successfully complete the following 12 units of competency.

BSBWHS201A     Contribute to health and safety of self and others
HLTHIR402D       Contribute to organisational effectiveness in the health industry
BSBMED301B     Interpret and apply medical terminology appropriately
BSBMED305B     Apply the principles of confidentiality, privacy and security within the medical   
BSBWOR401A    Establish effective workplace relationships
BSBWOR501B    Manage personal work priorities and professional development
VU21652              Apply knowledge of the health system for clinical coding purposes
VU21653              Prepare for clinical coding
VU21654              Analyse clinical documentation
VU21655              Abstract clinical information to support clinical coding
VU21656              Assign codes to an episode of care
VU21657              Participate in clinical coding audits

A Statement of Attainment will be issued for any completed unit of competency if the full qualification is not completed.

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
All students will be given the opportunity to have their competencies recognised prior to undertaking training. You will be assessed on competencies or learning outcomes that may have been obtained through previous training and past or current work experience. 

For details contact:
Student Support and Administration Officer
email education@himaa.org.au or phone 02 9887 5898              Updated 3 March 2021

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