Introduction to FHIR for Project Managers

Course Details

4 hours self-directed online modules followed by a 1.5 hour virtual workshop

Topics Covered

Key FHIR concepts, benefits of FHIR, how to implement FHIR, Australian use cases

Who should apply?

Project managers, program managers, solution architects, implementers, or any other individuals involved (current or future) in a FHIR-based solution implementation


No FHIR experience is necessary

2024 Dates

Coming soon.

Learning Goals

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

  • Devise the ideal state of interoperability at your organisation
  • Outline the benefits of implementing FHIR at your organisation
  • Determine the types of resources and staff training are required implement and maintain FHIR at your organisation
  • Compare and contrast the FHIR standard with previous standards (e.g., HL7 V2)
  • Illustrate previous use cases for FHIR implementation in Australia and Internationally
  • Distinguish unique characteristics of the Australian healthcare system that influence FHIR implementation
  • Identify Australian governance requirements that would influence FHIR implementation at your organisation
  • Articulate key FHIR concepts that you will need to understand to communicate with software developers

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 virtual Introduction to FHIR for Project Managers Course will earn you 5.5 CDP points.

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


Learn from Case Studies

The course discusses real life case studies from Australia and internationally

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 $900.

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.