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Learning Outcome

  • Management of inpatient and outpatient medical records
  • To understand hospital statistics including bed occupancy rate, bad turnover rate, average length of stay.
  • To understand morbidity and mortality statistics by ICD-10 coding of diseases and diagnostic indexing.
  • To understand Filing and retrieval process of medical records
  • To understand Legal aspects of medical records
  • To understand the process of Medical audit

Eligibility Criteria

  • 10+2 (Any Stream)
  • English competency - 40% Marks in 10 + 2
  • Basic computer knowledge -MS Office

Course Duration



Course Highlights

  • Program pedagogy which includes Webinar, Student Faculty Chat by Subject Experts and Project Work.
  • Reference subject through E-library
  • Program materials developed by experts
  • Each block culminating into a qualifying assignment
  • Credit based teaching outcomes for global application

Course Content

  • Introduction, Values, Purposes and Uses of Medical Records.
  • Documentation of Records (Indexes / Registers).
  • Birth, Death, Registration and Correction in Record.
  • Medical Ethics and Legal Aspects of Medical Records.
  • International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) and Related Health Problems.
  • Medical Coding


  • Electronic Medical Record/ Hospital Information System.
  • Contents and Components of Medical Record.
  • Numbering, Filing and Retrieval of Medical Records.
  • Retention, Preservation and Destruction of Medical Records.
  • Medico-Legal Cases.
  • Hospital Statistics.
  • Case Studies

Who Can Join

  • Para-medical staff/Secretarial staff in hospital
  • Medical Records Assistant
  • Assistant Medical Records Technician
  • Executives from health insurance Companies
  • It companies dealing with medical records and coding

Evaluation and Grading

  • Evaluations will collate candidate performance based on Self Assessment, Term End Assessment, completion of Project Work , participation in Webinar , participation in student-faculty chat.
  • Grading will be done based on alphabetical grade point percentage.


At the end of the program the student will be awarded a Certification from Astron Institute of International Studies.