INFS 3011 Healthcare Software and Systems

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 300956

Coordinator Jim Basilakis Opens in new window

Description In this unit students will learn the concepts underpinning the services computing paradigm of "bridging the gap between Business Services and IT Services". Services Computing technology includes Web services and serviceoriented architecture (SOA), business consulting methodology and utilities, business process modelling, transformation and integration. Students will learn, through the development of practical examples, how to utilise these technologies within a healthcare context

School Computer, Data & Math Sciences

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Pre-requisite(s) INFS 2004

Equivalent Subjects INFO 3009 Services Computing in Healthcare

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Describe the purpose and the basic functional and practical elements of Web Services for healthcare applications (including an overview of XML related technologies)
  2. Design high level user and technical specification of Web Services for healthcare applications.
  3. Identify and articulate areas within healthcare where Web Services can be utilised, and how this might be achieved.
  4. Identify and articulate the particular needs of business process modelling, transformation and integration within healthcare.
  5. Describe and analyse the operations of specific Web Services in healthcare applications, including Clinical Decision Support and Health Portals
  6. Apply highly developed and technically advanced written presentation skills in describing Web Services for healthcare applications.

Subject Content

XML related technologies and Web Services
Integration of applications and information within healthcare (eg Clinical Decision Support)
Service oriented architecture for health applications (eg Health Portals)
Business process modelling, transformation and integration in a healthcare context

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Case Study Report - Creative and methodical task based on synthesis of broad knowledge components gained during unit 1,500 - 2,000 words 35 N Individual
Practical Assignment - Written problem-based exercise, involving diagrams and documentation 5-6 pages (2500-3000) 35 N Individual
Intra-session Exam 2 hours 30 N Individual

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 2

Campbelltown

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Penrith (Kingswood)

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Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Online

Online

Subject Contact Tomas Trescak Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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Parramatta - Victoria Rd

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Subject Contact Jim Basilakis Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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