Courses & Units

Clinical Documentation Improvement BAA608


This unit will enable students to critically evaluate the theory, practice and process for managing clinical documentation improvement (CDI) processes in the healthcare system. The purpose of good documentation will be explored alongside CDI best practise. Student will receive in-depth tuition on CDI program implementation and evaluation Students will have opportunities to hear from experts across Australia and participate in industry case studies and analysis.


Unit name Clinical Documentation Improvement
Unit code BAA608
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Australian Institute of Health Service Management

Professor David Greenfield

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No


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Learning Outcomes

  • Critically evaluate clinical documentation improvement theory, principles and practice to enhance the delivery and management of healthcare in Australia.
  • Evaluate standards and governance in relation to clinical documentation improvement in Australia and apply strategies to ensure compliance.
  • Create a CDI program for a health organisation of any type.
  • Recommend an evaluation method to monitor a CDI program.
  • Articulate the ethical, legal and political issues in clinical documentation improvement.



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  • 2000-2500 word essay (30%)
  • 3500- 4500 word report (50%)
  • Infographic (20%)
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