Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will gain practical experience in applying auditing theories, principles and techniques through the conduct of a healthcare organisation-based audit. You will integrate knowledge and skills gained in previous health data auditing subjects to demonstrate mastery of audit concepts and specialist expertise. You will interpret and analyse your audit results in the context of their impact on organisational decision-making and practices, and then develop recommendations to improve health data collection and reporting practices at your chosen agency.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesHIM5HDI AND HIM5IAA


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

Career Ready


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. Create and conduct complex health data audits.
02. Interpret, analyse and critique audit results.
03. Analyse the potential impact of audit outcomes on organisational decision-making and practices.
04. Investigate and solve complex health data integrity problems in healthcare workplace.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

On-Line, 2021, Semester 2, Online


Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Class requirements

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

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
Twelve 2.00 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.


Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Individual audit plan (1,500-words equivalent, per student)

N/AOtherIndividualNo25 SILO1, SILO4

Individual written audit report (3,500-words equivalent, per student)

N/AReportIndividualNo55 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Individual oral presentation (15 minutes) (1,000-words equivalent, per student)

N/AOral presentationIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4