The Health Information Management Association of Australia Limited (HIMAA) has been delivering distance education in medical terminology and clinical coding to national and international students for over 20 years.

HIMAA’s medical terminology courses provide elementary and advanced skills and knowledge for people wanting to work in health, such as clinical coders, hospital clerical staff, medical transcriptionists, health insurance and worker’s compensation processors and Practice Managers.

HIMAA’s clinical coding courses are designed to prepare students for employment as clinical coders and to improve existing clinical coders’ skills and knowledge.

HIMAA offers the following courses:

  • HLT50321 Diploma of Clinical Coding – Australia only
  • HLTSS00071 Clinical Coding Auditor Skill Set – Australia only
  • Elementary Medical Terminology
  • Comprehensive Medical Terminology
  • Introductory ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS clinical coding
  • Intermediate ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS clinical coding
  • Advanced ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS clinical coding
  • Clinical Coder Certification
  • Clinical Coder Certification Currency
  • Refresher ICD-10-AM, ACHI and ACS clinical coding
  • Transition to ICD-10AM, ACHI and ACS 12th Edition clinical coding

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The Australian Dictionary of Clinical Abbreviations Acronyms & Symbols (8th edition) has over 10,000 clinical abbreviations and is used by medical and administrative personnel, clinical coders, nurses, medical record departments and allied health staff.

Published by HIMAA, the dictionary is available in physical and digital format. Find out more here.