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Hospital Unit Clerk

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

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JanEdmonton DowntownFT Face-to-Face
AnywhereOnline Online
MayAnywhereOnline Online
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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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Course Listing

Course CodeTitleCredit
Term 1 - 16 weeks
BUSN1152 (O)
Study the language of medical terminology. Learn how to read and interpret commonly used medical terms, symbols, and abbreviations. Develop your understanding of rules, prefixes, suffixes, roots, combining forms, body systems, diagnostics, and drug classifications. Achieve fluency through practice sessions, quizzes, and exercises. Minimum pass mark of B- required to progress to BUSN 1154
  • 60 Lecture
  • 30 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
6
BUSN1156 (O)
Develop the written and verbal communication skills required in a health-care setting. In this course, you will learn how to prepare various written documents and practise effective communication techniques. Using critical thinking, you will further practise and perfect your communication skills through critical analysis and oral presentations.
  • 45 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
BUSN1190
This course examines the professional and interpersonal skills required in a health-care setting. Students develop critical-thinking, problem-solving, teamwork, and conflict-resolution skills. Students will learn the roles and responsibilities of each member of the health-care team and will practise the administrative skills required to perform their role in a health-care setting.
  • 60 Lecture
  • 30 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
6
BUSN1194
Practise intermediate computer skills in MS Windows using MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as commonly used Internet browsers and email applications. Learn how to apply these skills in a health-care setting with workplace-relevant exercises and assignments.
  • 45 Lecture
  • 30 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
5
BUSN1165 (O)
Develop your keyboarding technique and enhance your keyboarding skills while increasing your speed and accuracy.
  • 0 Lecture
  • 15 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
1
BUSN1154
Learn about and practise processing medical orders in a hospital setting. You will work with orders for admissions and discharges, transfers, diagnostic tests, medical treatments, medications, and pre-operative and post-operative treatments.
  • 45 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
BUSN1192
Learn about specific medical software applications used within the health-care system. Acquire skills that will enhance your employment opportunities as a unit clerk in a health-care setting.
  • 15 Lecture
  • 30 Lab
  • 0 Work Experience
3
BUSN1161
This four-week work experience placement will give you hands-on practice in an active hospital unit or in a long term care environment.
  • 0 Lecture
  • 0 Lab
  • 150 Work Experience
3

Additional note

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