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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will analyse and critique models for clinical documentation improvement. The subject will introduce key, specialised enabling technologies that facilitate the evaluation of clinical documentation for improved organisational, financial and patient safety outcomes. You will appraise and justify critical ethical and legal requirements and other compliance standards that underpin clinical documentation practice and programs. Using your knowledge of health classification you will undertake a documentation analysis via audit to demonstrate competence in translating clinical data into effective managerial, financial and clinical information for decision-making; you will effectively communicate audit findings to clinical stakeholders.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSally Richardson

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

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Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

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Special conditionsMinimum five (5) years of experience undertaking health classification in the health workforce.

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

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Analyse and critique contemporary clinical documentation improvement models.
02. Select, appraise and apply specialised enabling technologies for clinical documentation to facilitate critical organisational outcomes.
03. Investigate clinical documentation practices of organisations.
04. Interpret and effectively communicate outcomes, and develop programs for facility-wide implementation.
05. Appraise and justify critical ethical and legal requirements and other compliance standards needed in clinical documentation.

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