HEALTH INFORMATION PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE P

HIM4HPP

Not currently offered

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students will develop their health information practice knowledge and skills through engagement in supervised professional practice placements in healthcare and related agencies across the whole-of-health. The purpose of the subject is to enable students to apply theoretical knowledge to practice, and to consolidate learnings from previous professional practice placements. Students will complete 30 days at a placement agency/agencies. They will participate in assessment during the semester including an investigative report, placement conference, and placement journal including a reflective practice comment. Regular contact with University supervisors is maintained during and after placements via telephone, email and on-site visits.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HIM4AHA and HIM4PPB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop further skills in the practice of health information management through supervised engagement in activities which build upon academic studies and previous placement experiences.

Activities:
Completion of supervised placement activities
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline Specific Competencies
Inquiry/ Research
Creative Problem-solving
Communication
Professional Practice

02. Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of health information at agency level, and its collection and applications for clinical and other purposes.

Activities:
Oral presentation. Post-placement debriefing.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Inquiry/ Research
Communication
Speaking
Critical Thinking
Professional Practice

03. Reflect on current theory and practice, displaying intellectual curiosity, creativity and critical thinking skills and comparing processes across health care agencies translating knowledge into new contexts.

Activities:
Post-placement debriefing.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Ethical/ Social Responsibility
Discipline Specific Competencies
Critical Thinking
Creative Problem-solving
Professional Practice
Writing

04. Apply skills in project and time management including development and achievement of objectives, demonstrating the ability to work independently, displaying responsibility and initiative in work practice.

Activities:
Documentation in placement journal, including guided development of objectives and evidence of placement-related project planning and execution.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving
Writing
Critical Thinking
Professional Practice

05. Apply skills in the extraction and analysis of health data (eg. the allocation of ICD-10-AM codes according to state and national protocols, if applicable.)

Activities:
Completion of supervised placement activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking
Professional Practice
Inquiry/ Research
Creative Problem-solving
Discipline Specific Competencies

06. Work effectively in a multidisciplinary team environment, communicating effectively with a range of people in a variety of settings, using appropriate communication media.

Activities:
Completion of supervised placement activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Professional Practice
Communication
Teamwork

07. Maintain high professional ethical standards and demonstrate awareness of the social and ethical implications of professional and personal activities.

Activities:
Demonstrated to placement supervisor.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Professional Practice
Ethical/ Social Responsibility

08. Demonstrate a reflective approach to professional development and a commitment to life-long learning.

Activities:
Completion of a placement journal including a reflective practice comment. Post placement de-briefing assessment interview with academic supervisor
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking
Writing
Professional Practice

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