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Basic Workshops for Medical Record Clerical Personnel.
Intermountain Regional Medical Program, Salt Lake City, UT.
This curriculum guide is an outline of the content for basic workshop training sessions of hospital medical record personnel. Following a two-page topical outline of five content areas, there is a detailed presentation of this content as follows: (1) the medical record and its contribution to patient care (Joint Commission for Accreditation of Hospitals [JCAH] standards in medical record services, and the content, value and confidentiality of the medical record); (2) record filing systems (numbering methods, filing systems, and microfilming); (3) indexing (purpose and types of indexes); (4) introduction to the "International Classification of Diseases, Adapted for Use in the United States" (ICDA-8) and "Standard Nomenclature of Diseases and Operations" (SNDO) (principles for using ICDA and SNDO, general instructions in coding, and introduction to other terminology and coding systems); and (5) discharge service analysis (data tabulation procedure, disease classifications with definitions, and programmed service analysis worksheets of fifteen brief cases to be assigned according to hospital clinical services). A list of fifteen recommended reference books and periodicals is appended. (EM)
Publication Type: Guides - General
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Authoring Institution: Intermountain Regional Medical Program, Salt Lake City, UT.
Identifiers - Location: United States