a) Critically analyse digital health and informatics applications in
an Australian context
b) Classify the innovative use of digital health including e-health,
telehealth, m-health, IoT and social media tools/techniques for
population health and interpret disease surveillance, risk
communication, disaster management and emergency
c) Investigate and compare legal frameworks and global
guidelines for digital health application in Australia with
insights into social equity principles and diversity
d) Investigate the effectiveness of a digital health intervention in
e) Critically analyse the role of public and private partnerships in
digital health and informatics
f) Demonstrate inter- and intra-professional collaboration and
communication to reflect on Australian digital health practices
This subject is expected to enhance your knowledge of digital health applications in Australia, as
it applies both professionally and personally. You may be a health practitioner or working in the
health-related sector. Assessment 2 seeks to follow your experiential journey through the
subject and map your enhanced awareness and knowledge regarding digital health and
To complete this assessment task, you must complete your weekly e-journal entries.
Consider the following trigger questions in your weekly reflections:
• What is my understanding of digital health based on the topic this week? (For
example, draw learning from this subject’s resources.)
• How does it relate to my profession in Australia and globally? (For example, draw
from wider research.)
• Is the knowledge applicable to me personally? (For example, will I use the
knowledge in my personal life or when interacting with others?)
• How do I foresee the knowledge that I have acquired translating into my current
• Did I experience knowledge translation into my current work? (Anecdotal evidence
from practice or personal life).
Your Learning Facilitator will specifically provide feedback and marks on the entries for weeks 7
Part A – Week 7 e-journal entry (up to 750 words)
This journal entry should include learning and reflections from weeks 1 to 6.
Part B – Week 12 e-journal entry (up to 750 words)
This journal entry should include learning and reflections from weeks 7 to 12.
• Introductory Week 1:
o Write an introduction on your current awareness/knowledge on digital health.
Consider rating yourself on a scale of 1-10 (1 = no knowledge/unaware; 10 =
exceptionally knowledgeable/aware) and then add reflections on your learning
after the week.
o At the end of every week, write a paragraph reflecting on the topic of the week
and your thoughts on how it impacts you and your profession. Please name the
heading with Week 2, Week 3 and so on. Do not write concluding paragraphs
when you submit Part A. (It is not a conclusion yet!)
o You may draw learning from the Essential Resources in the modules and wider
research. These resources must be referenced using the correct APA 7th edition
style at the end of the document. In-text citations (where applicable) must also
be in the correct APA style.
o Number of words: Aim to write no more than 125 words per week. You may
write less in some weeks. When the journal is submitted at the end of Week 7
DHI401_Assessment_2_Brief_Reflective Journal_Module 7 & 12 Page 2 of 2
(Part A) and Week 12 (Part B), it should be around 750 words (+/- 10%) each.
• Conclusions: At the end of Week 12 (Part B), you may wish to add a few sentences
to conclude your reflections and describe the overall impact this experiential
journey has had on you.
Please refer to the rubric at the end of this document for the assessment criteria.
It is essential that you use appropriate APA style for citing and referencing research or images
used. All referencing must be in accordance with the university’s APA Referencing and Academic
Writing Guide. For more information on referencing, go to
Complete and submit your e-journal entries for Module 7 (Part A) and Module 12 (Part B) in the
Journals page located in the main navigation menu in the DHI401 Digital health and Informatics
Blackboard portal. Your Learning Facilitator will provide feedback via the Grade Centre in the
LMS portal. Feedback can be viewed in My Grades.
Academic Integrity Declaration
I declare that, except where I have referenced, the work I am submitting for this assessment
task is my own work. I have read and am aware of Torrens University Australia Academic
Integrity Policy and Procedure viewable online at http://www.torrens.edu.au/policies-and-forms
I am aware that I need to keep a copy of all submitted material and their drafts, and I will do so