Courses & Units
Introduction to Health Informatics BAA500
With the explosion of technology and data in health, the field of health informatics is growing. This unit will evaluate the field of health informatics as a discipline within the health system, and appraise key principles and theories. The foundational elements of data, information, knowledge and wisdom are assessed within the healthcare context. Applicable standards and governance are introduced. This unit provides the foundation for ongoing exploration of health informatics.
|Unit name||Introduction to Health Informatics|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Australian Institute of Health Service Management|
|Coordinator||Doctor Joel Scanlan|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Critically evaluate health informatics theory, principles and practice to enhance the delivery and management of healthcare in Australia.
- Differentiate the foundational elements of data, information, knowledge and wisdom within the healthcare context.
- Distinguish relevant standards and governance in relation to health informatics in Australia.
- Integrate critical and creative skills to written and verbal communication.
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You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:CRH500
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||Photo reflection (20%)|Essay (40%)|Portfolio (40%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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