DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS

HIM2DTI

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will build upon theknowledge and skills developed in previous human biosciences and medical terminology subjects. You will develop abstraction and analytical skills in interpreting medical documentation including clinical progress notes,specialist and general clinical assessments, drug therapies, and reports from medical imaging, pathology and other specialised investigations. The terminologies of specialist and general therapies, including current and emerging practice areas will be studied.  

You will gain sound skills for future professional work in clinical practice, health classification, medical record design, clinical documentation improvement, clinical and health information governance. casemix funding, and clinical trials.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorEmma Barker

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must have successfully completed the following subjects: HBS1HBA, HBS1HBB & HIM1MTA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply technical knowledge of general and specialist terminologies related to diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and interventions.

Activities:
Lectures and workshops. Guided readings and on-line activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Analyse and interpret clinical documentation

Activities:
Lectures and workshops. Guided readings and on-line activities. Completion of Enquiry work. Use of case studies.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Analyse potential risks and complications associated with common medical and surgical care

Activities:
Lectures and workshops. Guided readings and on-line activities. Completion of Enquiry work. Use of professional case studies.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

04. Interpret specialist language and concepts of pharmacology, radiology and surgical treatments in health documentation and case studies.

Activities:
Lectures and workshops. Guided readings and on-line activities. Completion of Enquiry work. Use of case studies.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Barker

Class requirements

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

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Twelve 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group assignment - design, analysis and presentation of case studies (1,000 words equiv per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04
Two x complex individual in class tests (750-words equivalent per test)30 01, 02, 03, 04
One 2-hour examination (2000 words equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04

Sydney, 2020, Study Period 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorEmma Barker

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 42
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 42
Twelve 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group assignment - design, analysis and presentation of case studies (1,000 words equiv per student)20 01, 02, 03, 04
Two x complex individual in class tests (750-words equivalent per test)30 01, 02, 03, 04
One 2-hour examination (2000 words equivalent)50 01, 02, 03, 04