None. Readings will be provided online.
- Subject notes
LEARNING AND TEACHING METHODS
This subject is offered in semester 1 each year, as a 3 hour class one evening each week over a 12 week period, including lectures and small group activities.
Opportunities are provided for online interaction during class using students’ personal internet-connected devices. Subject documents and class records are handled using LMS Blackboard.
INDICATIVE KEY LEARNING RESOURCES
This subject has no textbook. Students have access to lecture audio and slides in the LMS, as well as electronic full-text of recommended readings, including current journal articles, government documents and industry reports. 2012 examples of recommended readings are:
Bernstam, E., Smith, J. and Johnson, T. 2010 What is biomedical informatics?
Black, A., Car, J., Pagliari, C., Anandan, C., Creswell, K. et al. 2011 The impact of ehealth on the quality and safety of health care: a systematic overview
Kuhn K. A., Knoll A., Mewes H. W. et al. 2008 Informatics and medicine: from molecules to populations
Payton, F., Pare, G., LeRouge, C. and Reddy, M. 2011 Health care IT: process, people, patients and interdisciplinary considerations
This subject is important in the field of ehealth and biomedical informatics, i.e. work that concerns the acquisition, storage, retrieval and use of information in, about and for human health, and the design and management of related solutions to advance the understanding and practice of healthcare. This subject is offered jointly by the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, and also uses expert guest speakers from industry and government.
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- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
Subject coordinator approval required