Gathering and Recording Healthcare Information - this unit provides an overview of the reasons why health information is collected, and the principal purposes for which it is used. It considers the content and general structure of medical records, and at how data can be collected, organised and stored in such a way as to be able to support the primary and secondary usage requirements. Specific issues such as recording as free text, structured data and classified and coded data formats are considered in the context of automated data processing and analysis. HI101 should be completed prior to enrolment in this course.