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May 21-22, 2018- AIS15 and Injury Scaling: Uses and Techniques

  • Eskenazi Health 720 Eskenazi Avenue Indianapolis, IN, 46202 United States (map)

AIS15 and Injury Scaling: Uses and Techniques Two-Day Course
Indiana State Department of Health, Division of Trauma and Injury Prevention
Monday, May 21, 2018 at 8:00 AM - Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 5:00 PM (EDT)
Indianapolis, IN

Who Should Take Coder Training?

The course is designed for trauma nurses/coordinators, registrars, physicians, hospital records personnel and researchers, or engineers who are responsible for injury databases. Participants should have general knowledge of anatomy.

  Course Objectives

  • Understand the structure, organization and contents of the Abbreviated Injury Scale
  • Abstract injury data from medical charts
  • Rule out information that is not codeable
  • Distinguish between injuries and outcome
  • Apply injury coding rules and guidelines specific to each body region
  • Apply rules for calculating the Injury Severity Score (ISS) for multiple body region injuries