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Program length  

1 term

Credential

Certificate

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TUITION & FEES


Canadian
Total: $4,951.50

International
Total: $13,651.50

 
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ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

  • 50% in English Language Arts 30-1 or 65% in English Language Arts 30-2 or equivalent or completion of ESLG 1898 and ESLG 1899 with a minimum of 50%
  • 65% in High School Prep Mathematics (MATH 1905) or 50% in Mathematics 10-3 or equivalent
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Course Listing

You must complete nine courses to graduate. Courses are listed below by term to show the recommended path to completing the program in 12 weeks as a full-time student.

Course CodeTitleCredit
Term 1 - 16 weeks
COMM1001 (O)
Explore the fundamentals of communication and interpersonal relationships. Examine effective communication, barriers to effective communication, and specific communication strategies that can improve interactions with others and enhance critical thinking skills. Learn and apply theories related to communication climate, groups, teams, conflict management, and problem solving.
  • 45 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
COMP1006 (O)
Develop foundational computer skills and become proficient using Windows, as well as word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database applications to enhance your computer skills and employability.
  • 30 Lecture
  • 15 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
HLTH1003 (O)
Study the language of medical terminology. Learn to understand and interpret commonly used medical terms, symbols, and abbreviations. Develop your knowledge of rules, prefixes, suffixes, roots, combining forms, body systems, diagnostics, and basic medication classifications. Achieve fluency through practice sessions, quizzes, and exercises.
  • 60 Lecture
  • 30 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
6
HLTH1004
Build on the knowledge you acquired in HLTH 1003 by further enhancing your knowledge and proficiency in medical and pharmaceutical terminology.
  • 30 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
2
HLTH1005
Gain experience with computerized medical office records and software. Learn to manage medical records, including inputting patient information, scheduling and managing appointments, and billing. Various practice management and EMR software packages will be explored.
  • 15 Lecture
  • 15 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
2
HLTH1006
Administrative health-care professionals support patients, families, and the health-care team by performing reception, telephone, and clerical tasks, including filing, shift scheduling and payroll, inventory management, and mail handling. You will learn basic clinical skills and explore aspects of workplace safety and infection control.
  • 60 Lecture
  • 15 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
HLTH1008
Learn about and practise processing medical orders in a hospital setting. Gain experience working with orders for admissions, transfers, diagnostics tests, medical treatments, medications, and pre- and post-operative treatments.
  • 45 Lecture
  • 15 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
4
HLTH1009
Hospital unit clerks play an important role on the interdisciplinary health-care team. In this course, learners will examine hospitals as workplaces, the responsibilities of a hospital unit clerk in patient care, and managing a career in the health-care industry.
  • 30 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
2
HLTH1011
Gain hands-on experience in an active hospital unit or in a long-term care environment in this 150-hour practicum.
  • 0 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 150 Work Experience
3

Additional note

Courses marked with (O) are available as Open Studies courses.

You will require a computer that meets minimum standards for all of the courses. Learn more about Bringing Your Own Device.