him5iaa abf and auditing




Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will analyse and critique theories of health data auditing. You will gain an understanding of the legal, ethical and financial concepts of activity-based funding. You will develop and apply auditing principles and processes to a range of health data. You will undertake a health data audit, select and apply appropriate statistical methodologies and techniques for interpreting the results, and identify mechanisms for effectively disseminating audit outcomes.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorKerin Robinson

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

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Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse and critique theories of health data auditing.

Incorporate relevant theoretical underpinning into audit framework.

02. Justify the concepts and principles of activity-based funding used across different jurisdictions.

Incorporate knowledge of relevant funding models into audit design.

03. Design audits of health data, applying appropriate principles and processes.

Conduct an audit of health data.

04. Analyse and interpret audit outcomes, through the application of appropriate statistical methodologies and techniques.

Using previous audit examples, apply statistical methodologies and techniques.

05. Effectively communicate audit results and recommendations to a wide variety of stakeholders.

Prepare a comprehensive, targeted, written audit report.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2019, Semester 1, Day


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKerin Robinson

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 10 - 22
Two 2.0 hours computer laboratory per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"These classes are optional, in lieu of 4 x equivalent"


Assessment elementComments%ILO*
Team presentation (30 minutes) and written report (equivalent 1500 words per student)2501, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual written report (equivalent 2500 words per student)4003, 04, 05
Individual written examination, 2 hours (2000 words equivalent)3501, 02, 03, 04, 05