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NS5332 - Informatics for Health Professionals

Credit points: 3
Year: 2023
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

The dynamic nature of digital health demands a digitally enabled workforce. In this subject, students explore and apply health informatics concepts, theories and standards to strengthen their capacity and capability for leadership and professionalism within health services that are increasingly digital.

Learning Outcomes

  • Interpret concepts, theoretical perspectives and standards related to health informatics;
  • Appraise digital tools and technologies to facilitate person-centred care and participation in health decision making;
  • Critically analyse complex problems within the implementation of digital health initiatives and generate effective and ethical solutions;
  • Examine one's own digital professionalism and leadership in health informatics.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (%) - Individual
  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (35%) - Individual
  • Written > Problem task - (40%) - Individual
  • Written > Workbook - (25%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties.


Availabilities

JCU Online, Study Period 82, External
Census Date 23-Mar-2023
Lecturers: Dr Tracey Ahern, Mrs Amanda Monzeglio, Ms Jessica Best, Dr Clare Fenwick, Ms Tracey Gooding, Ms Kate Hurley, Ms Pieta Shakes.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 60 hours online activity - Online accelerated program, 10 hours/week for 6 weeks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: Online - JCU

JCU Online, Study Period 86, External
Census Date 09-Nov-2023
Lecturers: Dr Tracey Ahern, Mrs Amanda Monzeglio, Ms Jessica Best, Dr Clare Fenwick, Ms Tracey Gooding, Ms Kate Hurley, Ms Pieta Shakes.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 60 hours online activity - Online accelerated program, 10 hours/week for 6 weeks
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: Online - JCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.