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.
|Unit name||Introduction to Health Informatics|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health
School of Health Science
|Discipline||UTAS Centre for Rural Health|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Summer school (late)||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|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 2015.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2015: $1,096.00||2015: $2,065.00||069999|
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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.
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%.
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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