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Graduate Certificate in E-health (Health Informatics)

University of Tasmania
1 year
Full time
Graduate diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Online / Distance
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8,975 AUD

Program description

Graduate Certificate in E-health (Health Informatics)

The Graduate Certificate in E-Health is offered by the School of Nursing - externally, using online teaching and learning technologies, over a minimum completion time of 1 year part time (over two semesters), and a maximum 3 years part time.

Course objectives

Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the central role that health informatics and e-health play in contemporary health care by articulating:

  • Contemporary trends, issues, policy and practice in health informatics.
  • Theoretical perspectives that shape the discipline.

Demonstrate advanced cognitive and practical skills by:

  • Applying socio-technical approaches to critically analyse complex problems in the context of health informatics professional practice.
  • Critically analysing social, ethical and legal issues associated with the introduction and use of electronic information systems.

Apply knowledge and skills to:

  • Demonstrate skills, judgement and self-management as a health informatics professional.
  • Promote the growth of health informatics as an academic discipline and a profession.

Admission requirements

The course is suitable for health professionals who wish to enhance their understanding and ability to work effectively with information and communication technologies. The course is also designed for graduates who wish to pursue a career as a health informatics specialist.

In order to qualify for admission to the Certificate or the Diploma courses, applicants should

  • Hold a three-year degree or a diploma with a major in a health related or communications technology area, OR
  • Have experience and/or qualifications as deemed appropriate by the Director of the CRH. As all units in the course use online resources, students need to have regular access to email and the internet.

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Program content

  • Introduction to Health Informatics
  • Data, Information and Knowledge
  • E-health Privacy and Security Issues
  • Electronic Health Records

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

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University of Tasmania

University of Tasmania

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We offer great courses in an extraordinary location, and our teaching is supported by world-leading research, so you know you’re getting direct access to the best expertise. We’re the only university in the state, which means you will get unparalleled access to industry connections through our institution’s partnerships.

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TAS 7001 Hobart

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