MANAGEMENT OF HEALTH INFORMATION D

HIM4MHD

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you learn theories and techniques, including approaches to problem-solving, for managing a Health Information Service (HIS). Areas of focus include: professional issues; health information strategic planning; staffing practices including recruitment, training, performance appraisal and management; staff motivation and management; departmental financial and budgetary management; workplace legislation specific to the HIS's human and operational resources; sociotechnical issues; and the strategic management of change brought about by health information and communications technologies. This subject draws together many components of the course, giving you the opportunity to synthesise critical and emerging theory in the contexts of health technological and policy developments, and to consolidate your HIS and health information management knowledge.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJenn Lee

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

PrerequisitesHIM3PRB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsThe lectures in this subject are co-taught with HIM5HMD.

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

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 theoretical approaches to the management of staff in patient and client health information management environments, by demonstrating knowledge and the practical application of a set of management skills.
02. Demonstrate competence in strategic planning, budgetary, staffing, safety and equity, negotiation, and managerial problem-solving functions specific to Health Information Services and health information management workplaces.
03. Formulate evidence-based approaches to the strategic management of health information-related workplace change brought about by emerging technological, socio-technical, legislative, policy, and health information science developments.
04. Communicate effectively and confidently when presenting and negotiating in Health Information Service and health information-related and clinical workplaces.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJenn Lee

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 15-minute verbal presentation (1000 essay words)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO4

One 2-hour final examination (written, essay and short-answer format) (2000 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Two 20-minute group presentations (10 minutes per member, each) (750 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Sydney, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJenn Lee

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

One 15-minute verbal presentation (1000 essay words)

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO4

One 2-hour final examination (written, essay and short-answer format) (2000 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Two 20-minute group presentations (10 minutes per member, each) (750 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4