ANALYSIS OF HEALTH DATA B
Credit points: 15
In this subject, students analyse, interpret and use coded and non-coded health data beyond the treatment and disease/operation classification stages. Key emphases include the identification, critical evaluation and objective uses of health data in epidemiological and clinical research; health data and statistics applications in health care management and clinical decision-making; speciality performance indicators; identification and resolution of regulatory, ethical and management issues surrounding registries, health databases and clinical trials; and evaluating the quality, integrity, and comparability of coded data and their statistical outcomes. Students become competent in health data analytics through analysing, critiquing, applying, and advising upon health data in clinical, epidemiological, and healthcare management environments, and in the contexts of state and national population health monitoring.
SchoolPsychology and Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
PrerequisitesHIM4PPB AND HIM4AHA
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Special conditionsCo-taught with HIM4ADB
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
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
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley
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.
Students to complete one 2-hour workshop/practicum as well as online group discussions.
|One 1500-word assignment (individual)||N/A||N/A||No||30||SILO1, SILO5|
|One 15-minute group presentation & written research proposal (1000 word equivalent per person)||N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO1, SILO2, SILO5|
|One 2-hour final examination (2000 word equivalent per person)||N/A||N/A||No||50||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|