Student Profile

Our student of the month for November is Kirsty Willaton from Warrnambool in Victoria. Kirtsy scored 89% for clinical coding and has completed the 22274VIC Certificate IV in Clinical Classification. We asked Kirsty the following questions. What led you to enrol in our entry level course? I work at a public hospital in administration and… Continue reading Student Profile

Education Committee Update

Professional Development Sub-Committee (PDSC)   The PDSC continues to meet its objectives. These include the identification of the profession’s potential future Continuing Professional Development (CPD) needs – aligned to the HIM Intermediate- and Advanced-level HIM Professional Competency Standards and, in future, other Standards under development, e.g. the CC Performance Standards. The PDSC’s objectives also include… Continue reading Education Committee Update

Student Profile

Our student of the month for August is Edwin Lourdunathan from Glendenning in New South Wales. Edwin scored 93% in the clinical coding exam and is due to complete the 22274VIC Certificate IV in Clinical Classification very soon. We asked Edwin the following questions. What led you to enrol in our entry level course? Being… Continue reading Student Profile

Education Committee Update

August 2022 – Update for HIMAA members The Education Committee is releasing an annual update of the Health Information Manager (HIM) Professional Competency Standards matrix. This timeframe will benefit all stakeholders. In most years, the updates will be minor or incremental, the idea being to maintain currency of the document in line with advances within… Continue reading Education Committee Update

ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS 12th Edition Webinars

By now, most clinical coders would have completed the IHPA ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS 12th edition online training modules.  Don’t forget you can earn 20 HIMAA Professional Credentialing Scheme points for completing this training.   Now that you have started applying these changes in the real world, HIMAA would like to offer more focused ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS 12th Edition training… Continue reading ICD-10-AM/ACHI/ACS 12th Edition Webinars

Education Committee Update

The HIMAA Education Committee meets monthly via zoom, for 1.5 hours, on 10 months of the year. Its very busy agenda of work is shared amongst the Education Committee and its sub-committee and working groups. Our thanks to Andrea Gall, Executive Support Officer-HIMAA, for kindly uploading a list of the members of these committees and… Continue reading Education Committee Update

HLTSS00071 Clinical Coding Auditor Skill Set

We will be opening enrolments on 1st August for the second intake of our clinical coding auditing course. This new skill set, which is part of the national Health Training Package has been designed for experienced clinical coders seeking to broaden their skills to include clinical coding auditing. Pre-requisites: Access to medical records in the… Continue reading HLTSS00071 Clinical Coding Auditor Skill Set

Student Profile

Our student of the month for July is Limin Chen from Bundall in Queensland. Limin scored 97% in the clinical coding exam and is due to complete the 22274VIC Certificate IV in Clinical Classification very soon.   We asked Limin the following questions.   What led you to enrol in our entry level course? During… Continue reading Student Profile

HLT50321 Diploma of Clinical Coding

Enrolments are now open for the July intake of the HLT50321 Diploma of Clinical Coding. Enrolments have started flooding in and will close on 25 July. If you are interested please visit our website at http://www.himaa2.org.au/education/ The  qualification consists of 8 core units of competency listed below. HLTCCD001 Apply an understanding of the health care… Continue reading HLT50321 Diploma of Clinical Coding

Student Profile

Our student of the month for June is Hazel Patani from Caversham in Western Australia. Hazel scored 99% in medical terminology and 94% in clinical coding and is due to complete the 22274VIC Certificate IV in Clinical Classification very soon. We asked Hazel the following questions.   What led you to enrol in our entry… Continue reading Student Profile