MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH INFORMATION

HIM2MHI

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will be introduced to types, uses and applications, of personal and aggregate health data and other information within Australian healthcare agencies.Administrative and clinical systems used for capturing health information on individual patients and clients will be examined. Clinical recording methodologies, health information standards and decision support systems are introduced. The uses of aggregate data are studied in relation to information systems; health information flow; and health data quality and integrity. Case studies and enquiries are used to apply critical theories to health applications.

SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNatasha Prasad

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites HIM1HAU or HLT1IPP

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsHealth Information Management of a Strategic Resource (5th Ed)PrescribedAdelhak M, et al (2016)Saunders, Philadelphia

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Use health information as a dynamic and strategic resource competently.

Activities:
Lectures and workshops. Guided readings and on-line activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

02. Analyse the flow of health data from collection at point-of-care to key national data collections.

Activities:
Lectures and workshops. Guided readings and on-line activities. Case studies.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

03. Employ appropriate health information standards and understanding of key elements of administrative and clinical systems to describe the clinical data of individuals.

Activities:
Learning Activities Lectures and workshops. Guided readings and on-line activities. Case studies.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

04. Apply understanding of protocol-based information systems in healthcare that support clinical decision-making and patient care.

Activities:
Lectures and workshops. Guided readings and on-line activities. Case studies.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Inquiry/Research)

05. Use academic and health industry resources to critically examine and communicate health topics

Activities:
There will be designated workshop activities which will provide for the development of academic skills, including academic writing, to support completion of assessment tasks.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Study and Learning Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2020, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNatasha Prasad

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Recorded Lecture"

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group assignment (Equivalent to 750 words per student)Assessment grid20 03, 04, 05
Individual report-review and analysis of case studies (1500 words equivalent)Assessment grid40 01, 02, 03, 05
Final Examination-2 hours (2000 words equivalent)Model answers provided40 01, 02, 03, 04

Sydney, 2020, Study Period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNatasha Prasad

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
"Recorded Lecture"

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Group assignment (Equivalent to 750 words per student)Assessment grid20 03, 04, 05
Individual report-review and analysis of case studies (1500 words equivalent)Assessment grid40 01, 02, 03, 05
Final Examination-2 hours (2000 words equivalent)Model answers provided40 01, 02, 03, 04