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Management Of Health Information

Undergraduate | LTU-HIM1003 | 2024

Study method
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Enrol by
21 July 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
12 weeks
Start dates
29 July 2024

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Management Of Health Information

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Use health information as a dynamic and strategic resource competently by summarising the content, format, and uses of clinical information for patient care, with a particular focus on a client’s hospital record.
    2. Explain the movement of a patient and their record throughout the health service and analyse the flow of health data from collection (at point-of-care) to post discharge.
    3. Apply appropriate health information standards and understanding of key elements of administrative and clinical information systems to describe individual clinical data.
    4. Explain the role(s) of Health Information Managers in the management of a Health Information Service.
    5. Review the operational processes of records management and patient information systems.
    6. Use academic and health industry resources to critically examine and communicate health topics.
    7. Demonstrate high professional ethical standards, participate in multidisciplinary team environments, and demonstrate awareness of the social and ethical implications of professional and personal activities.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • LAT-HIM-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Health Information Management

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).


Prerequisites: Students must be admitted in the following course: HB001O.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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