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This unit of study exposes students to what quality in healthcare comprises and how quality and clinical governance are applied to digitisation. Nursing standards for health information technology and advanced roles for nurses in this area will be examined. Students will also be introduced to the change and project management skills required to successfully implement a digital health application. Lastly, frameworks to formally evaluate post-implementation in relation to efficiency, effectiveness and satisfaction will be explored.

Digital Healthcare Governance
Unit of study code 325
Availability Graduate Certificate in Digital Health

GC single unit of study

Pre-requisite 321 – Understanding Data in Healthcare

322 – Principles of Healthcare Digitalisation

Credit points 6
Hours of study 150
Fee* Tier 2
Prescribed texts Garcia-Dia, M. J. (2019). Project management in nursing informatics. Springer.
Co-ordinated by Ross Pancho
Content Intended learning outcomes for this subject/program

After completing this subject, the learner will be able to:-

Assessment Tasks
Type of assessment

Note the completed assessment item (e.g. Assessment 1: Online discussion)


(% of total marks)

When assessed – academic week

(e.g. Week 8)

Theme 1: Quality and clinical governance in healthcare digitisation a) conceptualise the key imperatives for achieving quality and clinical governance in relation to healthcare digitisation Assessment 1: SMART portfolio 5% 2
Theme 2: Implementation in practice -change management b) analyse critically various strategies to implement organisational change during healthcare digitisation Assessment 2: Online intranet blog 20% 5
Theme 3: Implementation in practice – project management c) transform various project management methodologies relevant to implementing digital technology Assessment 3: Adoption readiness analysis (Part A) 45% 8
Theme 4: Principles of healthcare digitisation evaluation d) justify the importance of continuous evaluation of digital health applications Assessment 4: Briefing paper and appendices (Part B) 30% 10

Digital Healthcare Governance (325) is a Tier 2 unit.

Tiers2023 Member price (10% discount)2023 Non-member price2024 Member price (10% discount)2024 Non-member price
Tier 1$2,196.00$2,440.00$2,310.00$2,565.00
Tier 2$2,506.50$2,785.00$2,630.00$2,925.00
Tier 3$2,947.50$3,275.00$3,095.00$3,440.00
Tier 4$3,523.50$3,915.00$3,700.00$4,110.00

*Fees are subject to change without notice.