Course Title: Manage patient record keeping system

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4223

Course Title: Manage patient record keeping system

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 50.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


650T TAFE Business


Course Contact: Sylvia Baroutis

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5469

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to manage a patient record system within a medical environment and to supervise others. It covers clarifying roles and responsibilities, managing the operation of a patient records system, and reviewing and improving the system.  No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

This unit applies to individuals managing an existing record keeping system (and sub systems within the overall system) in a medical context. It may involve supervising the work of other personnel who implement the system and maintain patient records day to day. It also involves working with users of the system such as the health practitioners in the facility.

This unit does not cover the design of a new system but does cover reviews and improvements to an existing system.

BSBMED303B Maintain patient records, covers the day to day implementation of the system.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBMED401B Manage patient record keeping system


1. Clarify how patient records system operates

2. Manage operation of patient records system

3. Review and improve patient records system

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework, assignments, group and/or individual projects, in class exercises, written and practical assessments, problem solving exercises, presentations, direct observation of actual and simulated work practice, presentation of portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and audio files, review of products produced through work based or course activities.

Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met. Students will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check their progress.