Unit

School Of Computer, Data And Mathematical Sciences

Fundamentals of Medical Concepts and TerminologyWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300950.3

Discipline: OTHER HEALTH

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 2

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Jim Basilakis


Prerequisite
300566 Introduction to Health Informatics

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Autumn  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - COMPOSITE  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2021 Autumn  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2021 Autumn  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - COMPOSITE  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2021 Autumn  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2021 Autumn  Yes  Penrith Campus - COMPOSITE  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  
2021 Autumn  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.  

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About this Unit
This unit is designed to provide the student with the knowledge necessary to understand the information contained in the health record, to function in a medical environment through an understanding of the fundamentals of medicine and to effectively use disease classification systems. Within each body system, the student will study anatomy and physiology, disease processes and their treatment, and medical terminology (disease titles, symptomatic terms, surgical terms and investigations). The unit will also focus on specialist topics such as mental health, obstetrics, paediatrics, infectious diseases, oncology, radiotherapy, nuclear medicine, diagnostic and surgical interventions.


Courses
3639.4Bachelor of Information and Communications TechnologyCURRENT
3684.2Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced)CURRENT
3687.2Bachelor of Information SystemsCURRENT
3688.1Bachelor of Information Systems AdvancedCURRENT
3711.1Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Health Information Management)CONTINUING
3711.2Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Health Information Management)CURRENT
3769.1Bachelor of Data ScienceCURRENT
4656.3Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT
6000.2Diploma in Health Science/Bachelor of Health ScienceCURRENT
6038.1Diploma/Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (Health Information Management)CURRENT
6039.1Diploma/Bachelor of Information and Communications TechnologyCURRENT
6040.1Diploma in Information and Communications Technology / Bachelor of Information SystemsCURRENT


Specialisations

M3097.1Health InformaticsCURRENT
MT4001.1Health PromotionCURRENT
MT4002.1Health Services ManagementCURRENT
MT4003.1Public HealthCURRENT
SM3090.1Health InformaticsCURRENT




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