PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH INFORMATICS C
Credit points: 15
In this subject, you will use the principles taught in Principles of Health Informatics A and B to explore technical requirements, skills and processes surrounding the implementation and management of electronic health records (EHRs). Using an enquiry-based learning approach, students will develop an in-depth understanding of design, structural and operational issues related to EHRs such as: EHR structures and architectures, interoperability, privacy and security, person and provider identification, clinical terminologies, clinical decision-support systems, and large data set query and analysis using SQL and business intelligence tools.
SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorDennis Wollersheim
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Prerequisites HIM4IHA and HIM5IHB
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||Guide to Health Informatics||Prescribed||Coiera, E. 2014||3RD EDITION. ARNOLD, LONDON|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Explain evolution of current policy related to electronic health records and supporting technologies
02. Identify, evaluate and apply EHR standards, architectures and structures in health service implementations.
- Tutorials, Exam. These will cover terminologies (SNOMED), structures (OpenEHR archetypes), communications (HL7), and security (public key infrastructure
03. Analyse and evaluate clinical and administrative health data using structure query language (SQL) and data analysis software
- SQL assignment, Tutorials, exam
04. Analyse and synthesise large health datasets using contemporary evidence-based frameworks and produce reports
- Tutorial, assignment
05. Design and implement intermediate and advanced protocol-based and clinical decision support systems.
- Tutorials, exam
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Melbourne, 2019, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDennis Wollersheim
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 computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|One 1.5-hour written examination (1,500-words equivalent)||30||01, 02, 03, 04, 05|
|SQL Database assessment (1,750-words equivalent)||35||03|
|Data Analytics assessment (1,750-words equivalent)||35||01, 02, 04, 05|