ANALYSIS OF HEALTH DATA B
Credit points: 15
In this subject students will analyse, interpret and use coded and non-coded health data beyond the treatment and disease/operation classification stages. Key emphases include identification, critical evaluation and objective use of health data for epidomiological and clinical research; health data and statistics applications in management and clinical decision-making; performance indicators in activity-based funding environments; identification and resolution of regulatory, ethical and management issues surrounding registries, database and clinical trials; and interpretation of international health classifications for historical and longitudinally coded data. Students will become expert in ananlysing, critiquing, applying and advising upon health data in management, clinical and epidemiological environments
FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Prerequisites HIM4AHA and (HIM4PPB or HIM5PPB)
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students to complete one 2-hour workshop/practicum as well as online group discussions."
|one 1,000 word individual critical appraisal||15|
|one 1,200-word assignment (individual)||20|
|one 10-minute group presentations(250 words equivalent)||15|
|one 2-hour final examination||50|