MEIN40050 Medical Records

Academic Year 2021/2022

This module forms part of the core curriculum for the Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Informatics. As part of the Graduate Certificate course students will take the HITS online Course in healthcare informatics. This module aims to:1. introduce students to the structure of traditional paper records.2. introduce students to the structure of electronic patient records

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

At the completion of this module students will1 understand the organisation of the traditional paper record2 understand the organisation of the electronic patient record3 understand the advantages and disadvantages of traditional and electronic records

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours


Small Group


Autonomous Student Learning




Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Not yet recorded 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
HCIN40010 - Introduction to ICT, HCIN40020 - Medical Information, MEIN40010 - Introduction to ICT, MEIN40020 - Medical Information

Medical Records (HCIN40050)

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Essay: Essay paper Week 6 n/a Graded Yes


Essay: Essay at end of term Week 12 n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Not yet recorded

Not yet recorded

Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
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Name Role
Ms Denise O'Brien Mcdonnell Tutor