This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to build software systems and undertake roles relating to the classification, coding and management of health information within a healthcare setting.
The Diploma in Information and Communications Technology (Health Information Management) Extended will provide you with the skills to secure employment within the healthcare industry, with the increasing use of electronic health records requiring accurate and efficient capture, maintenance, security and reporting of health information.
Students who successfully complete the Diploma in Information and Communications Technology (Health Information Management) Extended will receive guaranteed entry into the Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Health Information Management) at Western Sydney University.
Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.
This course is available to Domestic students only. International Students should see one of the following courses:
Fees and delivery
*Maximum Student Contribution for the indicated period of study based on a full-time study load with no units failed or repeated.
Delivery: On campus
This course is available to Domestic students only.
Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.
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A Diploma in Information and Communications Technology (Health Information Management) Extended may open the door to a careers including:
- Health Information Management
- Clinical Coding
- Information Security Consultant
- Quality Officer
Health Information Manager
Health Information Managers plan, develop, implement and manage health information services, such as patient information systems, and clinical and administrative data.
Network Administrators install and maintain hardware and software to ensure the efficient performance of servers, printers and personal computers.
Database Administrators plan, develop, maintain, manage and database management systems to ensure optimal database and system integrity, security, backup, reliability and performance.
ICT Managers plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the acquisition, development, maintenance and use of computer and telecommunication systems within organisations.
Web Developers plan, produce and maintain websites using web programming languages, software applications, technologies and databases together with specifications of user needs
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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.