Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney
This unit explores privacy and security issues arising from the use of information and communications technologies in the health care environment. The unit explores legal concepts and issues, with a emphasis on the privacy of health information and explores this practically by undertaking a risk analysis and subsequent mitigation process. It discusses security standards and systems to protect personal health information, including the limitations of the technology.
|Unit name||E-health Privacy and Security Issues|
|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||Delivered wholly by the provider|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Rozelle - Sydney||Spring school (late)||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (late)||8/11/2021||18/11/2021||2/12/2021||26/12/2021|
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- Discuss concepts and terms relevant to privacy and security
- Critically review the Australian privacy framework as it applies to the use of health information
- Analyse stakeholder perspectives and challenges on the use of health information in relation to privacy and security
- Justify the recommendation of appropriate security measures to manage identified risks
- Consider the contribution of a code of ethics 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|
- 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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|Assessment||Report (30%)|Assignment (30%)|Assignment (40%)|
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