PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE C

HIM4PRC

2021

Credit points: 45

Subject outline

In this subject, you will further develop your health information practice knowledge and skills through engagement in supervised professional practice placements in healthcare and related agencies across the whole-of-health. The purpose of the subject is to enable you to apply theoretical knowledge to practice, and to consolidate learning from previous professional practice placements. You will undertake 45 days of placement and complete a range of academic assessments. Regular contact with University supervisors is maintained during placements via telephone, email and on-site visits.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points45

Subject Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesHIM4MHD AND HIM3PRB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsThis subject is co-taught with HIM5PPC

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply skills in the practice of health information management through supervised engagement in activities which build upon academic studies and previous placement and experiences
02. Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of health information at agency level, and its collection and applications for clinical and other purposes.
03. Reflect on current theory and practice and compare and contrast processes across health care agencies translating knowledge into new contexts and demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning.
04. Apply skills in project and time management including development and achievement of objectives, ability to work independently and responsibility and to demonstrate initiative in work practice.
05. Extract and analyse health data (which may include the allocation of ICD-10-AM codes according to state and national protocols).
06. Effectively participate in a multidisciplinary team environment and communicate appropriately using a wide range of mediums
07. Demonstrate high professional ethical standards and maintain awareness of the social and ethical implications of professional and personal activities

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

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

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 6 - 22
One 3.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 10 - 22
One 45.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

SeminarWeek: 6 - 26
One 8.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 6 to week 26 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Five x 500 word individual online discussions (2500 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3, SILO7
One x 1500 word reflective practice assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO3
One 15 minute individual oral presentation including abstract (1500 words equivalent) Participation is required for full three days at post placement conferenceN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO3
One 1500 word individual investigative reportN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3
2 hour written HIM competency examination (2000 words equivalent) To meet professional competency requirements, students must pass the professional placement.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5
Professional placement incl. reflective journal & weekly supervisor correspondence (3500 words equiv Pass'/Fail grade applied for the professional placement aspect of this subject Involves pre placement briefing, 44 days of placement and 3 day post placement conference (1 day classified as part of your placement days (n=45)), reflective journal, student/ supervisor feedback and weekly correspondence with academic supervisors. To meet professional competency requirements students must pass the professionalN/AN/AN/ANonull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Week 31-45, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 31
One 3.00 h lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
Tuesday or Wednesday

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 31 - 45
One 45.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students complete 45 days of placement offsite (7.5 hours per day)

SeminarWeek: 44 - 44
Three 8.00 h seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 44 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Five x 500 word individual online discussions (2500 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3, SILO7
One x 1500 word reflective practice assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO3
One 15 minute individual oral presentation including abstract (1500 words equivalent) Participation is required for full three days at post placement conferenceN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO3
One 1500 word individual investigative reportN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3
2 hour written HIM competency examination (2000 words equivalent) To meet professional competency requirements, students must pass the professional placement.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5
Professional placement incl. reflective journal & weekly supervisor correspondence (3500 words equiv Pass'/Fail grade applied for the professional placement aspect of this subject Involves pre placement briefing, 44 days of placement and 3 day post placement conference (1 day classified as part of your placement days (n=45)), reflective journal, student/ supervisor feedback and weekly correspondence with academic supervisors. To meet professional competency requirements students must pass the professionalN/AN/AN/ANonull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7

Sydney, 2021, Week 31-45, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 31 - 31
One 3.00 h lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via blended.

Placement - Off SiteWeek: 31 - 45
One 45.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students complete 45 days of placement offsite (7.5 hours per day)

SeminarWeek: 44 - 44
Three 8.00 h seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 44 to week 44 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*
Five x 500 word individual online discussions (2500 words equivalent)N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3, SILO7
One x 1500 word reflective practice assignmentN/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO3
One 15 minute individual oral presentation including abstract (1500 words equivalent) Participation is required for full three days at post placement conferenceN/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO3
One 1500 word individual investigative reportN/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3
2 hour written HIM competency examination (2000 words equivalent) To meet professional competency requirements, students must pass the professional placement.N/AN/AN/ANo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5
Professional placement incl. reflective journal & weekly supervisor correspondence (3500 words equiv Pass'/Fail grade applied for the professional placement aspect of this subject Involves pre placement briefing, 44 days of placement and 3 day post placement conference (1 day classified as part of your placement days (n=45)), reflective journal, student/ supervisor feedback and weekly correspondence with academic supervisors. To meet professional competency requirements students must pass the professionalN/AN/AN/ANonull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7