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Monash University Handbook 2010 Postgraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

FacultyFaculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
OfferedClayton First semester 2010 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Ms Janette Agg


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%

Chief examiner(s)

A/Prof Lisa McKenna

Contact hours

4 hours per week