Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject extends students' understanding of the concepts underlying health information management and health informatics. The focus is on both administrative and clinical information systems including system specification issues and technical considerations for electronic information systems. Case studies and enquiries are used to apply critical theories to applications. Discussions, research and student presentations enable students to create a model for designing information systems to support the provision of quality care.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKerin Robinson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HLT1IPA and HLT1IPB and HLT1PHW


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjects HIM1HIB

Special conditionsN/A

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerin Robinson

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 32 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 32 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students to complete 2-hour workshop per week, plus self-directed activities."

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.


Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word assignment (individual)30
one 15-minute team presentation20
one 2-hour written examination50