Question Writing

Individuals who are interested in writing questions for the CHIA Examination need to complete this form stating their interest in doing so and which competencies they would like to write questions for.  

The CHIA Examination is based on the Australian Health Informatics Competency Framework (link) and questions need to link to a specific competency and the corresponding BLOOM level.  There are 53 competencies which fall within 6 Competency Domains, these domains are as listed below:
  • A. Health Sciences - 9 competencies
  • B. Information Science - 6 competencies
  • C. Information Technology - 3 competencies
  • D. Leadership and Management - 11 competencies
  • E. Social and Behavioural Sciences - 6 competencies
  • F. Core Health Informatics - 18 competencies
The CHIA program coordinators will supply you with material to guide question development and you will be asked to submit the preliminary question(s) for the CHIA Examination Committee (EC) consideration.

You do not need to have completed your CHIA Examination to write questions in your chosen area of expertise.