HEALTH INFORMATICS B

HIM3HIB

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The focus oft his subject is the design, management, extraction and integration of health data. You will gain practical skills in developing and maintaining fully relational health databases and in using national health data standards and models. Specialised products and report-writing packages applicable to the health field, will be taught. Theoretical and logical principles of health database and system administration will be introduced, including data warehousing and linkage and the application of meta data for health care client and provider identification. The subject enables students to identify significant institutions and stakeholders in the health IT industry and introduces them to new directions in health informatics. Eliminate reference to out dated software products, to allow subject to keep up with changing industry demands.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDennis Wollersheim

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectYes

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Assumed knowledgeN/A

Readings

New perspectives on Microsoft Access 2010: comprehensive

Resource TypeRecommended

Resource RequirementN/A

AuthorJoseph J. Adamski, Kathleen T. Finnegan

Year2011

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PublisherCourse Technology

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply national health data standards and models for data storage design
02. Manipulate health data in spreadsheet formats.
03. Construct, enter data, and build queries and reports in a current database.
04. Apply basic database design principles to database construction
05. Summarise and extract data from aggregated morbidity and healthcare administrative data from Department of Health state-/territory-wide or national morbidity datasets.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDennis Wollersheim

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 30 - 42
One 2.00 h computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Create a health database - Assignment 1 (1200 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Create Health Database Reports - Assignment 2 (1200 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Final Examination - two hours

N/ACentral examIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Sydney, 2021, Study period 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDennis Wollersheim

Class requirements

Computer LaboratoryWeek: 31 - 42
One 2.00 h computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

LectureWeek: 31 - 42
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 42 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Create a health database - Assignment 1 (1200 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Create Health Database Reports - Assignment 2 (1200 words equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Final Examination - two hours

N/ACentral examIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5