AAAM AIS 2015 Course

Contact creeves@hotrac.org and/or HOTRAC for registration
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 outcomes
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
The course, which includes a total of 14 hours of classroom work, is divided into lectures and work sessions in which actual hospital charts are used for coding exercises. The course does not teach how to use the ICD. It is designed for those relatively new to AIS coding.