Administer the information management system of a medical practice

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver HLTMAMP408B, 'Administer the information management system of a medical practice'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Administer medical practice information systems

1.1 Adapt general knowledge of medical information management systems to address specific practice needs

1.2 Identify and recommend system improvements where appropriate

1.3 Maintain awareness of current software and hardware and notify appropriate personnel of training needs as required

1.4 Provide information to practice principals on software updates and patches

1.5 Load updates and patches, as required

1.6 Liaise with information management system vendors, suppliers and maintenance personnel

2. Ensure security ofdata

2.1 Ensure system has adequate security and regularly check that security measures are working

2.2 Perform regular data back-ups and store appropriately

2.3 Test back-ups periodically to ensure integrity of back-up data

2.4 Ensure those with access to practice data understand obligations in relation to privacy, confidentiality and security

3. Maintain quality and integrity of data

3.1 Promote completeness of data set as per RACGP Standards for Minimum Data Set

3.2 Code data according to practice protocols

3.3 Teach other practice members procedures for coding data

3.4 Promote use of formats that allow data searchability

3.5 Perform data cleaning as required

Qualifications and Skillsets

HLTMAMP408B appears in the following qualifications:

  • HLT43207 - Certificate IV in Health Administration
  • HLT43307 - Certificate IV in Medical Practice Assisting