In this course the learner will explore:
- The classification of diseases and interventions from a variety of acute care patient records
- The application of classification guidelines, in compliance with CIHI standards
- The methods of collection and the presentation of health data in acute care settings
Students will learn principles and practices of health information classification through a combination of experiential learning, independent study and instructor feedback.
The course evaluation is consistent with the Douglas College Evaluation Policy. An evaluation schedule is presented at the beginning of the course. This is a mastery-graded course. All assignments must be completed to pass the course.
At the end of the course, successful learners will be able to:
- Analyze documented health information for acute care patients
- Apply disease and intervention coding principles in accordance with Canadian Institute for Health Information standards
- Demonstrate data collection and capture using an electronic data abstract
- Analyze data integrity and the impact on data classification
- Apply basic pharmacology principles to facilitate data classification
A list of required and optional textbooks, materials and electronic applications is provided for students at the beginning of each semester.
Students in the PBD-HIM program are required to maintain a passing grade of 65% (C+) in all courses in order to progress in the program.
No equivalent courses.
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.|