FHIR Fundamentals for Australian Developers

Course Details

Two Full Days in person | Three Full Days Virtual

Topics Covered

FHIR principles, use cases, RESTful FHIR, validation, profiling, terminology, information exchange, implementing, managing resources, and more

Who should apply?

Software developers, engineers, and implementers who want an introduction to FHIR concepts so they may begin to use FHIR components


No FHIR experience is necessary

XML/JSON experience highly recommended

2024 Dates

4 & 5 April (Melbourne)
EOI Closing Date: 8 March 11:59PM

22 & 23 April (Sydney) EOI Closing Date: 8 March 11:59PM

27 & 28 May 2024 (Brisbane)
EOI Closing Date: 8 March 11:59PM

3 - 5 July 2024 (Virtual)
EOI Closing Date: 8 March 11:59PM

Note: EOIs need to be completed by the person participating in the course.

All EOI applicants will be contacted 1 week after the EOI Closing Date on whether or not they will be participating in the course

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, participant should be able to:

  • Navigate the FHIR specification and explain how it is organised
  • Create, retrieve and update resources on a FHIR server
  • Complete simple searches with sorting and paging
  • Using terminology operations to find and validate codes
  • Validate a resource, diagnose, and fix validation errors 

CHIA continuing professional development (CPD) points 

For those those that are CHIA registered, there are a number of ways to earn continuing professional development (CPD) points towards your CHIA recertification.

Completing the in-person FHIR Fundamentals for Australian Developers Course will earn you 14 CDP points.

Completing the virtual FHIR Fundamentals for Australian Developers Course will earn you 12 CDP points.


Learning Modules

Course Features



Distinct for the Australian Context

Understand how to apply the international standard to your context and the Australian environment



Developed by Expert Instructors

Instructors from CSIRO and HL7 Australia have years of experience implementing FHIR in Australia


Designed to be Hands-on & Practical 

Immediately begin building FHIR components, leaving the course ready to implement FHIR

Expression of Interest (EOI)

Registrations for this course is currently closed.

If you have any queries about FHIR Training, please contact us at education@hl7.com.au

For a limited time the Australian Digital Health Agency and HL7 Australia are delighted to provide access to this course at no cost to you or your nominated employee if you are selected from the EOI process. When comparing to other FHIR training courses, we estimate that this course is valued at $3,000.

Supported by:

The Australian Digital Health Agency engaged HL7 Australia to develop FHIR training to suit the Australian context. The course syllabus, teaching materials and technology will be delivered in collaboration with CSIRO and the Centre for Digital Transformation of Health at the University of Melbourne.