PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE C

HIM4PRC

2020

Credit points: 45

Subject outline

In this subject, you will further develop your health information practice knowledge and skills through engagement in supervised professional practice placements in healthcare and related agencies across the whole-of-health. The purpose of the subject is to enable you to apply theoretical knowledge to practice, and to consolidate learning from previous professional practice placements. You will undertake 45 days of placement and complete a range of academic assessments. Regular contact with University supervisors is maintained during placements via telephone, email and on-site visits.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points45

Subject Co-ordinatorN/A

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 AND HIM4MHD

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsThis subject is co-taught with HIM5PPC

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedYes

Work-based learningYes

Self sourced or Uni sourced
Uni Sourced

Entire subject or partial subjectPartial subject

Total hours/days required418 hours

Location of WBL activity (region)
Flexible

WBL addtional requirementsMost placements are metro but some are regional or interstate or overseas.WCC, Fit 2 Work Check, Immunisations, accommodation if relevant.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Extract and analyse health data (which may include the allocation of ICD-10-AM codes according to state and national protocols).
02. Effectively participate in a multidisciplinary team environment and communicate appropriately using a wide range of mediums
03. Apply skills in the practice of health information management through supervised engagement in activities which build upon academic studies and previous placement and experiences
04. Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of health information at agency level, and its collection and applications for clinical and other purposes.
05. Reflect on current theory and practice and compare and contrast processes across health care agencies translating knowledge into new contexts and demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning.
06. Apply skills in project and time management including development and achievement of objectives, ability to work independently and responsibility and to demonstrate initiative in work practice.
07. Demonstrate high professional ethical standards and maintain awareness of the social and ethical implications of professional and personal activities

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 05-25, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 5 - 5
One 3.00 h lecture per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 5 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Tuesday or Wednesday"

Placement - Off Site Week: 5 - 23
One 45.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 5 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students complete 45 days of placement offsite (7.5 hours per day)"

Seminar Week: 23 - 23
One 8.00 h seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 23 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Tuesday or Wednesday"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Five x 500 word individual online discussions (2500 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3, SILO7

One x 1500 word reflective practice assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO3

One 15 minute individual oral presentation including abstract (1500 words equivalent.)Participation is required for full three days at post placement conference

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO3

One 1500 word individual investigative report

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3

2 hour written HIM competency examination (2000 words equivalent)To meet professional competency requirements, students must pass the professional placement.

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

Professional placement incl. reflective journal & weekly supervisor correspondence (3500 words equivPass'/Fail grade applied for the professional placement aspect of this subjectInvolves pre placement briefing, 44 days of placement and 3 day post placement conference (1 day classified as part of your placement days (n=45)), reflective journal, student/ supervisor feedback and weekly correspondence with academic supervisors.To meet professional competency requirements students must pass the professional

N/AN/AN/ANonull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Week 31-45, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 3.00 h lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Tuesday or Wednesday"

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 45
One 45.00 d placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students complete 45 days of placement offsite (7.5 hours per day)"

Seminar Week: 44 - 44
Three 8.00 h seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 44 to week 44 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday"

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Five x 500 word individual online discussions (2500 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3, SILO7

One x 1500 word reflective practice assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO3

One 15 minute individual oral presentation including abstract (1500 words equivalent.)Participation is required for full three days at post placement conference

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO3

One 1500 word individual investigative report

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3

2 hour written HIM competency examination (2000 words equivalent)To meet professional competency requirements, students must pass the professional placement.

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

Professional placement incl. reflective journal & weekly supervisor correspondence (3500 words equivPass'/Fail grade applied for the professional placement aspect of this subjectInvolves pre placement briefing, 44 days of placement and 3 day post placement conference (1 day classified as part of your placement days (n=45)), reflective journal, student/ supervisor feedback and weekly correspondence with academic supervisors.To meet professional competency requirements students must pass the professional

N/AN/AN/ANonull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7

Sydney, 2020, Week 31-45, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 31
One 3.00 h lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 31 and delivered via blended.

Placement - Off Site Week: 31 - 45
One 45.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Students complete 45 days of placement offsite (7.5 hours per day)"

Seminar Week: 44 - 44
Three 8.00 h seminar other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 44 to week 44 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Five x 500 word individual online discussions (2500 words equivalent)

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO3, SILO7

One x 1500 word reflective practice assignment

N/AN/AN/ANo10 SILO2, SILO3

One 15 minute individual oral presentation including abstract (1500 words equivalent.)Participation is required for full three days at post placement conference

N/AN/AN/ANo15 SILO2, SILO3

One 1500 word individual investigative report

N/AN/AN/ANo25 SILO2, SILO3

2 hour written HIM competency examination (2000 words equivalent)To meet professional competency requirements, students must pass the professional placement.

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

Professional placement incl. reflective journal & weekly supervisor correspondence (3500 words equivPass'/Fail grade applied for the professional placement aspect of this subjectInvolves pre placement briefing, 44 days of placement and 3 day post placement conference (1 day classified as part of your placement days (n=45)), reflective journal, student/ supervisor feedback and weekly correspondence with academic supervisors.To meet professional competency requirements students must pass the professional

N/AN/AN/ANonull SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7