Item Writing

Thank you for your interest in writing and reviewing questions/items for the CHIA Examination. Please complete the following questions so we can ascertain your professional background, qualification, knowledge and skills, and which CHIA domains you would like to write items 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 level within the Bloom's Revised Taxonomy of Learning.  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 item(s) for the CHIA Examination Committee (EC) consideration.

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