Learning Materials

A Practitioner’s Guide to Health Informatics in Australia (2nd edition) – PDF copy

A Practitioner’s Guide to Health Informatics in Australia is a comprehensive body of knowledge (1000+ pages) covering the competencies tested in the CHIA exam; a valuable asset for CHIA candidates.

The Practitioner’s Guide has also been developed with other purposes in mind, including orientation for professionals such as clinicians or ICT professionals new to health informatics and updates for health informaticians wishing to maintain the currency of their knowledge, irrespective of certification. It focuses explicitly on the needs of practitioners in the field of health informatics in Australia.

  • Covers all of the 52 CHIA competencies at the level of competence required (knowledge, comprehension, application or analysis)
  • Aimed at helping candidates achieve certification
  • A valuable professional and workplace resource
  • Published electronically, into 8 sections. Purchasers will be sent a zip file to download the complete book.

The 2nd edition of the Practitioner’s Guide has been comprehensively reviewed and updated, with major changes in particular to Chapter 9, Health Administration and Health Services Research, resulting from significant changes to the organisation of Australia’s health system and the governance of digital health.

Price:
HISA Members* – $225 inc GST
Non Members – $315 inc GST

A Practitioner’s Guide to Health Informatics in Australia (Update) – PDF copy

Available to those that have already purchased an older version and would like to purchase a new version too.

Price:
HISA Members* – $70 inc GST
Non-Members – $98 inc GST

*Applicable membership categories – FACHI, MACHI, Ordinary, Organisational, Honorary