15 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: Computer literacy: students have a sufficient level of competence in using ICT to access learning resources via MOLE.


Aims/Description: This module will examine principles and practices of information and knowledge management in the health sector. It will identify the different types of information and knowledge resources typically found in healthcare organisations and investigate methods used to generate, organise and exploit these assets. Real-world case studies will be used to illustrate and critique contemporary approaches to the design and implementation of information and knowledge audits, policies, strategies, products and services.

Restrictions on availability: No

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Problem solving, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Information School):

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