MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH INFORMATION D

HIM4MHD

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students learn theories and techniques, including approaches to problem-solving, for managing a Health Information Service (HIS). Areas of focus include: professional issues; health information strategic planning; staffing practices including recruitment, training, performance appraisal and management; staff motivation and management; departmental financial and budgetary management; workplace legislation specific to the HIS's human and operational resources; sociotechnical issues; and the strategic management of change brought about by health information and communications technologies. This subject draws together many components of the course, giving students the opportunity to synthesise critical and emerging theory in the contexts of health technological and policy developments, and to consolidate their HIS and health information management knowledge.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKerin Robinson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

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

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HIM3PRB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions The lectures in this subject are co-taught with HIM4HMD.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply theoretical approaches to the management of staff in patient and client health information management environments, by demonstrating knowledge and the practical application of a set of management skills.

Activities:
Lectures (face-to-face and recorded). Enquiry-based Learning (EBL) Workshop activities, including team-based research of case studies and presentation of solutions. Guided discussion. Guided readings and online audio-visual materials.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

02. Demonstrate competence in strategic planning, budgetary, staffing, safety and equity, negotiation, and managerial problem-solving functions specific to Health Information Services and health information management workplaces.

Activities:
Lectures (face-to-face and recorded). Enquiry-based Learning (EBL) Workshop activities, including team-based research of case studies and presentation of solutions. Guided discussion. Guided readings and online audio-visual materials.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

03. Formulate evidence-based approaches to the strategic management of health information-related workplace change brought about by emerging technological, socio-technical, legislative, policy, and health information science developments.

Activities:
Lectures (face-to-face and recorded). Enquiry-based Learning (EBL) Workshop activities, including team-based research of case studies and presentation of solutions. Guided discussion. Guided readings and online audio-visual materials.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

04. Communicate effectively and confidently when presenting and negotiating in Health Information Service and health information-related and clinical workplaces.

Activities:
Lectures (face-to-face and recorded). Enquiry-based Learning (EBL) Workshop activities. Guided discussion and feedback.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Speaking,Cultural Literacy)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerin Robinson

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 15-minute verbal presentation20 01, 04
one 2-hour final examination (written, essay and short-answer format)50 01, 02, 03
two 20-minute group presentations (10 minutes per member, each)30 01, 02, 03, 04