PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE B

HIM3PRB

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will undertake theoretical studies at the University, and a three-week (equivalent) supervised, professional practice placement in the Health Information Service of an allocated, regional healthcare facility. You will achieve practice competencies and reinforce professional discipline knowledge. You will undertake key functions on placement to gain understanding of the management, informatics, data analysis, and clinical classificatory roles of hospital health information managers. Prior to placement, students are introduced to health information management, health information science, and health informatics via classroom teaching and extensive readings. Regular contact between students and La Trobe University Academic Supervisors is maintained during the placement via the University's Learning Management System, telephone, on-site visits, and email communications.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNatasha Prasad

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesHIM2MHI AND HIM2PRA AND HIM2HCA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsCo-taught with HIM4PPB.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required114 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)Domestic - regional
International - regional

WBL addtional requirementsWCC, Fit 2 Work Check, Immunisations, accommodation Intention is to be regional but some complete metro placements This is a placement subject. 

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Compare the organisational structure and functions of Health Information Services and demonstrate how these affect the role of the health information manager, systems, procedures, and day-to-day staff and departmental management.
02. Explain the capture, use, and reporting of clinical information applied to support patient/client care, and associated privacy issues.
03. Explain the operational processes of health records management and patient/client information systems.
04. Describe the clinical governance and quality management activities of the Health Information Service.
05. Demonstrate: (i. disease and procedure classification skills, using patient records; and (ii. a practical understanding of casemix-based systems with particular regard to DRG assignment.
06. Maintain high professional ethical standards and demonstrate awareness of the social and ethical implications of professional and personal activities.
07. Demonstrate appropriate professional behaviours and competencies following a professional placement within the Industry.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Sydney, 2021, Study period 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNatasha Prasad

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 10 - 22
One 114.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two Individual quizzes equivalent to 1000 words

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Team oral presentation. of 25 minutes and 1,500-word (1,000-words equivalent, per student)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Placement portfolio, individual report ( 2,000-words equivalent)Pass is required to demonstrate appropriate understanding of placement.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Professional Practice Placement for three weeks.(Including a satisfactory Supervisor report )Hurdle requirement: including pre-placement briefing attendance, post placement de-briefing interview, reflective comment submission, completion of placement journal, placement coding log and weekly contact with the LTU supervisor.114 hours.

N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO7

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 06-26, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNatasha Prasad

Class requirements

Lecture/WorkshopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture/workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 6 - 26
One 114.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Two Individual quizzes equivalent to 1000 words

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Team oral presentation. of 25 minutes and 1,500-word (1,000-words equivalent, per student)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Placement portfolio, individual report ( 2,000-words equivalent)Pass is required to demonstrate appropriate understanding of placement.

N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6

Professional Practice Placement for three weeks.(Including a satisfactory Supervisor report )Hurdle requirement: including pre-placement briefing attendance, post placement de-briefing interview, reflective comment submission, completion of placement journal, placement coding log and weekly contact with the LTU supervisor.114 hours.

N/AN/AN/AYesnull SILO7