Certified Health Informatician Australasia

Clin­i­cal Infor­mat­ics is look­ing at a range of capa­bil­i­ty build­ing enablers. One of these is through spon­sor­ship and sup­port of health staff in South Aus­tralia to under­take the Cer­ti­fied Health Infor­mati­cian Aus­trala­sia certificate.

What is CHIA?

CHIA is a pro­fes­sion­al cer­ti­fi­ca­tion pro­gram in health infor­mat­ics man­aged by the Aus­tralasian Insti­tute of Dig­i­tal Health (AIDH). CHIA for­mal­ly recog­nis­es the knowl­edge and skills of those work­ing in health infor­mat­ics and dig­i­tal health. 

CHIA is bestowed on those indi­vid­u­als who suc­cess­ful­ly com­plete the CHIA exam. The exam­i­na­tion cov­ers a wide range of top­ics, with­in six domains of com­pe­tence con­sid­ered essen­tial to a health infor­mati­cian in Australasia.

The pro­gram is aimed at work­ers across health infor­mat­ics and infor­ma­tion tech­nol­o­gy roles, and once cer­ti­fied, par­tic­i­pants can demon­strate exper­tise in health infor­mat­ics princi­ples, con­cepts, meth­ods and skills, with the abil­i­ty to apply these in the workplace.

Appli­ca­tions for spon­sor­ship are now open

The CEIH is spon­sor­ing up to 30 employ­ees from the pub­lic and pri­vate health sec­tor in South Aus­tralia to become a CHIA’.

Appli­ca­tions have now closed, as at Mon­day, 9 May 2022.