Courses & Units

E-health Privacy and Security Issues CRH503

Hobart

Introduction

This unit explores the information security issues arising from technology use in the health care environment. Consideration is given to legal and ethical concepts and issues, with an emphasis on the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of health information. Students are provided the opportunity to apply their learning by undertaking a risk analysis and mitigation process related to the core business of a health organisation. Security standards and systems are discussed in context to protecting personal health information, including the limitations of the technology to support this.

Summary

Unit name E-health Privacy and Security Issues
Unit code CRH503
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Australian Institute of Health Service Management
Coordinator Doctor Joseph Crawford
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Spring school (extended) Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Spring school (extended) 31/10/2022 23/11/2022 27/12/2022 19/2/2023
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* 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).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss concepts and terms relevant to privacy and security
  • Critically review the Australian legal framework as it applies to the use of health information confidentiality, integrity, and availability
  • Analyse stakeholder perspectives and challenges on the use of health information
  • Justify the recommendation of appropriate information security measures to manage identified risks
  • Consider the contribution of ethical frameworks for guiding health informatics professionals
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
069999 $1,002.00 $1,002.00 not applicable $2,402.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Teaching

AssessmentExecutive Briefing - Response to Risk (10%)|Ethics and Risk Presentation (20%)|Risk Mitigation Report (30%)|Risk Management Report (40%)
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Textbooks

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