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Hospital Unit Clerk

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

STARTLOCATIONDELIVERYSTATUS
JanEdmonton DowntownFT Face-to-Face
AnywhereOnline Online
MayAnywhereOnline Online
Open
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QUICK FACTS

Program length

16 weeks, including 4 week practicum

Credential

Certificate

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TUITION & FEES

Canadian
Total tuition: $3,990.00
Total fees: $998.00
International
Total tuition: $11,571.00
Total fees: $998.00

 
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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • 60% in English Language Arts 30-1 or 70% in English Language Arts 30-2 or equivalent
  • 50% in Mathematics 10C or equivalent*

*Note: If it has been 10 or more years since you completed mathematics courses (i.e. Math 10, 20, 30 or Math 13, 23, 33), you will be required to complete a skills assessment, take a challenge exam, or complete upgrading to meet the mathematics requirement.

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Overview

Hospital Unit Clerks play a vital role in managing information flow in hospital nursing units. Obtain your certificate in just four months, including a four-week practicum.

Student Success

Students are more likely to be successful in this program if they:

  • are physically and emotionally able to manage workplace demands.
  • have access to transportation to complete their practicum/work experience.
  • have access to a computer, internet connection and basic keyboarding/computer skills
  • are able to work shift work
  • are able to dedicate 10 – 20 additional hours per week over and above regular course hours
  • work well in a team environment
  • are able to work 150 hours, four weeks of full-time work to complete the practicum including different shifts and weekend work
  • can type 30-35 net words per minute before the program starts

Our program prepares you for this position with classroom or online instruction and work experience in a medical setting. Learn about medical terminology, processing medical orders, communication skills, administrative procedures, and computer skills.

Note: Students will need access to a PC compatible computer with Office 2013 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) installed throughout the duration of the program. A Mac computer will not work for this program.

Practicum/Work Experience

This 16-week program includes a four-week practicum.

This program is available at all regional campuses in an online delivery format.