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CPE7603 - Contemporary issues in health informatics

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Leader: Ms Janette Agg


Clayton First semester 2008 (Off-campus)
Clayton Second semester 2008 (Off-campus)


How healthcare practitioners need to interact with current information. The role of electronic patient summaries, direct order entry with interactive decision support and analysis of resource utilisation and outcomes to identify best practice. The role of the Internet and its associated technologies as they affect health care options. Evaluation methodologies for health informatics.


Critical review/evaluation project: 60%
Written assignment: 40%

Contact hours

4 hours per week



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