Courses & Units

E-health Privacy and Security Issues CRH503

Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney

Introduction

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.

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 Delivered wholly by the provider
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 2 Off-Campus International Domestic
Rozelle - Sydney Spring school (late) Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

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
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

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Learning Outcomes

  • 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
069999 $993.00 $993.00 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

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Textbooks

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