Clinical Coding – A Case for Change

Clinical Coding Case for Change

Skills IQ has released a Case for Change for Clinical Coding training products within the HLT Health Training Package.

The  Case for Change proposes to develop 1 new Qualification, 7 new Units of Competency and 1 new Skill Set covering the following key areas:

  • introduction to the role of clinical coding in the health system, including funding models;
  • medical terminology and medical science for clinical coding;
  • clinical anatomy and physiology;
  • understanding and applying principles of privacy and ethics in health care;
  • understanding and interpreting/navigating health records in the context of the patient journey;
  • abstracting information for clinical coding; and
  • understanding and participating in clinical coding audits.

Feedback can be provided by email  directly to Melinda Brown (melinda.brown@skillsiq.com.au) until C.O.B (AEST) Friday, 5th October 2018.

Should you require additional information, please contact Devika Mudaliar on 02 9392 8100.

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