INTRODUCTION TO ACTIVITY BASED FUNDING AND AUDITING

HIM5IAA

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, you will analyse and critique theories of health data auditing. You will gain an understanding of the legal, ethical and financial concepts of activity-based funding. You will develop and apply auditing principles and processes to a range of health data. You will undertake a health data audit,  interpret the results, and identify mechanisms for effectively disseminating audit outcomes.      


SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Analyse and critique theories of health data auditing.

Activities:
Incorporate relevant theoretical underpinning into audit framework.

02. Justify the concepts and principles of activity-based funding used across different jurisdictions.

Activities:
Incorporate knowledge of relevant funding models into audit design.

03. Design audits of health data, applying appropriate principles and processes.

Activities:
Conduct an audit of health data.

04. Analyse and interpret audit outcomes.

Activities:
Using previous audit examples, apply statistical methodologies and techniques.

05. Effectively communicate audit results and recommendations to a wide variety of stakeholders.

Activities:
Prepare a comprehensive, targeted, written audit report.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2020, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMerilyn Riley

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Twelve 2.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Team presentation (2-4 members) (30 mins) & written PowerPoint notes (total equiv-1500 wrds per std)25 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Individual written business report (equivalent 2500 words per student)40 03, 04, 05
Individual written examination short and long answer questions, 2 hours (2000 words equivalent)35 01, 02, 03, 04, 05