Courses & Units

Introduction to Health Informatics CRH500

Launceston

Introduction

Considers the increasing impact of technology in contemporary society with a particular focus on health services. The unit explores some current applications of health informatics and identifies a number of issues associated with the use of technology in health care. It provides the foundation for ongoing exploration of health informatics.

Summary

Unit name Introduction to Health Informatics
Unit code CRH500
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
Discipline Rural Health
Teaching staff

Dr Sue Whetton

Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Semester Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Summer school (late) Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 23/2/2015 23/3/2015 13/4/2015 29/5/2015
Semester 2 13/7/2015 10/8/2015 31/8/2015 16/10/2015
Summer school (late) 1/1/2015 12/1/2015 28/1/2015 25/2/2015

* 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 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2015: $1,096.00 2015: $2,065.00 069999

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

external, flexible delivery via Internet or CD; a self-directed learning unit. Students complete tasks and activities at their own pace, within the parameters of semester requirements.

Assessment

Continuous assessment by assignment/course work. Assignment 1 (1250-1500 words plus educational materials) 30%, Assignment 2 (3000-3500 words) 50%, Assignment 3 (1500-2000 words) 20%.

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Textbooks

Required

Information about any textbook requirements will be available from mid November.

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