HEALTH INFORMATION PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE P

HIM4HPP

2014

Credit points: 30

Subject outline

In this subject, students will develop their health information practice knowledge and skills through engagment 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.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points30

Subject Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

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

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HIM4AHA and HIM4PPB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
One 30.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via blended.
"Students complete a total of 30 7.5 hour days of supervised professional practice placement as well as 20 hours of seminars, including block-mode conference at end of semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
30-days supervised placement in a healthcare service or facility, or health info. mgnt. prac.(incl. continuous assessment of professional competencies) Hurdle requirement0
Participation in pre-placement briefing, post-placement de-briefing and conference (1.5 days)Hurdle Requirement0
Weekly placement updates to academic supervisors (400 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement0
completion of a placement journal (500 word equiv.)(includes student and supervisor placement report and reflective practice comment (250 words equiv.) Hurdle requirement0
one 1000-word investigative assignmentHurdle0
one-10 minute oral presentation during placement conference.0

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Class requirements

Placement - Off Site
One 30.0 days placement - off site per study period and delivered via blended.
"Students complete a total of 30 7.5 hour days of supervised professional practice placement as well as 20 hours of seminars, including block-mode conference at end of semester."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
30-days supervised placement in a healthcare service or facility, or health info. mgnt. prac.(incl. continuous assessment of professional competencies) Hurdle requirement0
Participation in pre-placement briefing, post-placement de-briefing and conference (1.5 days)Hurdle Requirement0
Weekly placement updates to academic supervisors (400 words equivalent)Hurdle requirement0
completion of a placement journal (500 word equiv.)(includes student and supervisor placement report and reflective practice comment (250 words equiv.) Hurdle requirement0
one 1000-word investigative assignmentHurdle0
one-10 minute oral presentation during placement conference.0