him5aap applied auditing project




Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will gain practical experience in applying auditing theories, principles and techniques through the conduct of a healthcare organisation-based audit. You will integrate knowledge and skills gained in previous health data auditing subjects to demonstrate mastery of audit concepts and specialist expertise. You will interpret and analyse your audit results in the context of their impact on organisational decision-making and practices, and then develop recommendations to improve health data collection and reporting practices at your chosen agency.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKerin Robinson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HIM5HDI and HIM5IAA


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Create and conduct complex health data audits.

Development of an audit plan, and execution of a hospital-data based audit.

02. Interpret and defend audit results.

Analysis of audit results in the context of funding, hospital policies, and classification and data standards.

03. Analyse the potential impact of audit outcomes on organisational decision-making and practices.

Evaluation of audit outcomes in the context of impacts on decisions and actions.

04. Investigate and solve complex health data integrity problems in healthcare workplace.

Application of audit findings to solve real-world problems.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2019, Semester 2, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerin Robinson

Class requirements

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

WorkShopWeek: 31 - 43
Twelve 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
Individual audit plan (1,500-words equivalent, per student)2501, 04
Individual written audit report (3,500-words equivalent, per student)5501, 02, 03, 04
Individual oral presentation (15 minutes) (1,000-words equivalent, per student)2001, 02, 03, 04