Health Informatics Applications (HIMT5058)


This unit of study utilises case study analysis, review of contemporary literature and presentations to explore different health informatics topic areas. Students are provided with the opportunity to develop and enhance their information seeking and critical appraisal skills as they investigate and report on key themes, issues and trends in health informatics. A focus of the unit will be reviewing and investigating current and future technology applications such as: telemedicine and health in the home, web-based applications, cyber-consultations and wireless technology.

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