Courses & Units

Topics in eHealth (Elite) KIT319

Note:

This unit might be offered in 2018.

Introduction

This unit is designed for students who have an interest in learning about challenges in the development, implementation and evaluation of technology infrastructures, applications and services to support health. The unit is also designed for students considering pursuing a research higher degree in the eHealth domain. This unit will provide students with understanding and knowledge of current and emerging trends in eHealth as they impact on the delivery of healthcare at individual, organisational and system levels. Drawing on insights from national and international cases, students will be exposed to a range of eHealth systems and gain knowledge about the socio-technical challenges, impacts and opportunities associated with these systems. In particular the unit will explore approaches to the design, deployment and evaluation of eHealth on patients, health professionals and the system as a whole. The unit is also designed to develop research and communication skills tailored to the conduct of eHealth research.

Summary

Unit name Topics in eHealth (Elite)
Unit code KIT319
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of SET, AMC, IMAS
School of Engineering & ICT
Discipline Computing and Information Systems
Teaching staff

Paul Turner

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

Note

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* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

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Requisites

  • DN/HD in any four intermediate/advanced KIT units

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

KIT419

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

11 x 3 hours workshop plus additional self study. There will be a 9-hour take home exam.

Assessment

35% in-house exam, 65% in-semester (4 assignments worth 15%, 20%, 20%, 10%)

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Textbooks

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