Injury Scaling: Uses and Techniques Course

The Injury Scaling: Uses and Techniques course introduces the Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) and is the international accreditation course developed by the Association for the Advanced Automotive Medicine (AAAM) in the USA. The course is taught by accredited instructors.

ITIM, on behalf of AAAM, is the AIS course licensee for Australia and New Zealand.

Who should attend the course

The course is applicable to trauma clinicians, trauma data managers, injury researchers and public health and policy professionals.

Recommended knowledge base for AIS course

These recommendations are to ensure your success in completion of the Injury Scaling Course and will provide you with a solid basis from which to build your AIS coding understanding.

  1. 3-6 months of experience in working with a trauma or coding registry.
  2. Health information management or clinical coding background.
  3. Basic anatomy course or equivalency.
  4. Basic medical terminology course or equivalency.

Upcoming courses

  • 28 July 2022, 12:00am to 29 July 2022, 12:00am AIS '08 injury coding course (virtual) - July
  • 18 August 2022, 12:00am to 19 August 2022, 12:00am AIS '08 injury coding course (virtual) - Aug
  • Online courses:

    Also available is an online version of the course conducted by AAAM. Courses are run approximately every month, hosted in the USA. See the AAAM website for more information.


    For further information please contact:

    Chelsea McBride
    Email: chelsea.mcbride@health.nsw.gov.au
    Ph: 02 9464 4665

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