MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH INFORMATION B

HIM2MHB

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKerin Robinson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisites HIM2PRA

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Describe and explain the key elements of computer-based information systems and basic concepts of health informatics and digital health, as applied in the effective management of health information.

Activities:
Lectures, workshop activities, guided discussion, guided readings, formative quiz
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Cultural Literacy)

02. Apply the scope and functions of systems for the capture, use, and reporting of health administrative information applied to support the operations and obligations of the business, and patient/client care.

Activities:
Lectures, guided discussion of comparative systems in a range of simulated hospital and healthcare agency Health Information Service and related environments, students will work in teams to complete workshop activities and a team assignment, audio-visual recordings, guided readings and formative quiz.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Cultural Literacy)

03. Apply the scope and functions of systems for the capture, use, and reporting of clinical information applied to support patient/client care, and business operational requirements.

Activities:
Lectures, guided discussion of comparative systems in a range of simulated hospital and healthcare agency Health Information Service and related environments, students will work in teams to complete workshop activities and a team assignment, audio-visual recordings, guided readings and formative quiz.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Cultural Literacy)

04. Demonstrate understanding of the purposes and applications of protocol-based information systems in healthcare to support clinical decision-making and patient care.

Activities:
Lectures, workshop activities, guided discussion, guided readings, formative quiz.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Cultural Literacy)

05. Use contemporary policy, reports and other sources to build an understanding of the most recent developments in eHealth governance, standards and applications, including for personally-held electronic health records.

Activities:
Lectures, workshop activities, guided discussion, guided readings, formative quiz.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Cultural Literacy)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2019, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerin Robinson

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

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.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One individual assignment (1,500-words)30 05
One 15-minute team presentation (4 minutes/student: 400-words equivalent)20 02, 03
One 2-hour individual examination (2,000-words equivalent)Hurdle requirement: completion of online formative quizzes.50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Sydney, 2019, Study Period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerin Robinson

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 31 - 42
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One individual assignment (1,500-words)30 05
One 15-minute team presentation (4 minutes/student: 400-words equivalent)20 02, 03
One 2-hour individual examination (2,000-words equivalent)Hurdle requirement: completion of online formative quizzes.50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05