MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH INFORMATION

HIM2MHI

2021

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.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNatasha Prasad

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesHLT1IPP OR HIM1HAU

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

Health Information Management of a Strategic Resource

Resource TypePrescribed

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorAdelhak M, et al

Year2016

Edition/Volume5th Ed

PublisherSaunders, Philadelphia

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/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. Use health information as a dynamic and strategic resource competently.
02. Analyse the flow of health data from collection at point-of-care to key national data collections.
03. Employ appropriate health information standards and understanding of key elements of administrative and clinical systems to describe the clinical data of individuals.
04. Apply understanding of protocol-based information systems in healthcare that support clinical decision-making and patient care.
05. Use academic and health industry resources to critically examine and communicate health topics

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNatasha Prasad

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
Recorded Lecture

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group assignment (Equivalent to 750 words per student)Assessment grid

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual report-review and analysis of case studies (1500 words equivalent)Assessment grid

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

Final Examination-2 hours (2000 words equivalent)Model answers provided

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

Sydney, 2021, Study period 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNatasha Prasad

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
Recorded Lecture

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
Twelve 2.00 h workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Group assignment (Equivalent to 750 words per student)Assessment grid

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Individual report-review and analysis of case studies (1500 words equivalent)Assessment grid

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

Final Examination-2 hours (2000 words equivalent)Model answers provided

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