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Introduction to Health Informatics

Postgraduate | TAS-BAA500 | 2024

Previously TAS-CRH500

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Introduction to Health Informatics

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Critically evaluate health informatics theory, principles and practice to enhance the delivery and management of healthcare in Australia.
    2. Differentiate the foundational elements of data, information, knowledge and wisdom within the healthcare context.
    3. Distinguish relevant standards and governance in relation to health informatics in Australia.
    4. Integrate critical and creative skills to written and verbal communication in the context of health informatics.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

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


  • TAS-EHL-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Digital Health


  • TAS-HIM-MAS-2024 - Master of Health Information Management

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • TAS-CRH500 (Not currently available)

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: External, flexible delivery via Internet; a self-directed learning unit. Students complete tasks and activities at their own pace, within the parameters of semester 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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Graduate Certificate in Digital Health

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Master of Health Information Management

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