Douglas College > Programs & Courses > Continuing Education > Health Professional Development > Courses > Health Data classification refresher (HDCR 540)
This self-study program consists of ICD-10- pathophysiology and related interventions; application of coding theory to coding exercises with self-assessment, sectional and final exams. Students are assigned a tutor upon registration.
The focus of this course is on application of ICD-10-CA and CCI to classification in the acute care hospital environment. The course is organized according to the CIHI Major Clinical Categories (MCC) and topics covered represent the top five to ten Case Mix Groups within each MCC.
The course is designed for health information management professionals who
By the end of this course, students will:
Resource materials not included in tuition fee. Contact the Douglas College Bookstore for prices and ordering information.
This course covers the following topics:
ICD-10-CA and CCI classification software
Available through the Douglas College Bookstore.
Self-paced, self-guided independent study; online interactions supported through use of Blackboard.
Due to the nature of an online delivery, the student will be expected be proficient in computer skills including email, adding attachments, navigating the internet etc. Resources for getting started with Blackboard are available online to help get the student comfortable in the Blackboard environment.
Minimum grade to pass is C (60%).
A Continuing Education course certificate is issued on successful completion.
8 months (150 hours) from course start date
Registration and course start
Registration is easy; simply complete the CE-HS Registration Form and submit it to: firstname.lastname@example.org, with proof of completion of the pre-requisite requirements. Payment of the tuition fee must accompany registration.
Instructions on how to access your course materials will be emailed to you by the Program Assistant within five (5) business days prior to your chosen course start date.
Please note that this course is currently closed for 2019 dates due to course revisions.
Once known, dates offered will be published here.