Health Information Management
Red River College, Canada
About This Program
This Health Information Management program will appeal to you if you want to combine your interest in the health care field with medical, computer and business skills. You could be well suited for this program, if you possess the following traits:
Previous work experience in a Healthcare setting, particularly in the Information Department would be a definite asset.
This program is academically demanding, and you should be prepared to set aside time on a regular basis to complete projects and assignments outside of daily class hours. The workload will vary from term to term and students must be self disciplined to keep up with the demands of the program. .
Emphasis during the program will be on the following:
Most training will take place at the College, however students will be required to attend mandatory practicum sessions in accredited urban and rural health care facilities.
This program is being offered at the Notre Dame Campus in Winnipeg.
As this Health Information Management program has a practicum component, students will be responsible for their own transportation in order to complete co-op, externship, internship or practical lab requirements. Red River College cannot guarantee locations that are readily accessible by public transportation. Students are responsible for all costs connected with such transportation.
Most graduates have found employment in a variety of health-related facilities, such as:
Others are employed as sole-charge health information practitioners in rural health care facilities.
This program develops the skills and knowledge you need to effectively manage the health information required for patient care, administration, research, and education. The program trains you in the specialized techniques required in health information management. It offers a unique combination of medical, computer, and business courses.
As a graduate you will be eligible to write the national certification exam administered by the Canadian Health Information Management Association. Successful certification allows you to seek employment across Canada.
|Course Code||Course Name||Credit Hours|
|Year 1, Term 1|
|COMM-1000||Business Communication 1||4|
|COMP-1044||Health Computing 1||4|
|SCIE-1024||Health Information Science 1||4|
|ZOOL-1071||Human Anatomy and Physiology||3|
|Year 1, Term 2|
|COMP-2047||Health Computing 2||4|
|SCIE-2025||Health Information Science 2||3|
|ZOOL-1072||Human Anatomy and Physiology||3|
|Year 2, Term 3|
|COMP-2015||Health Computing 3||4|
|HLTH-1001||Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 1||6|
|HLTH-1002||Introduction to Health Care Delivery||3|
|HLTH-3001||Intro to Healthcare Research Methods & Epidemiology||4|
|Year 2, Term 4|
|COMP-3049||Health Computing 4||4|
|HLAW-2050||Health Information Law||3|
|HLTH-2001||Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 2||4|
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which document and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses or programs. So if you think your grades are good enough, apply for Recognition of Prior Learning for some of the courses of this program to decrease the number of subjects you have to take. Talk to your assigned IVC Visa Counselor or Documentation Officer for advice.
College : Business
Duration : 2 Years
Qualifications Level : Diploma
|Tuition Fee||11,000 / year|
|Student Association||105 / year|
|Endowment||52 / year|
|Health Insurance Coverage||456 / year|
|Tech Fees||166 / year|
|Materials and Lab Fees||488 / year|
|Student Services||176 / year|
|Rec. Fee||20 / year|
|Application Fee (Non-refundable)||100|
|Tuition Fee Deposit (Non-refundable)||400|
|Confirmation of Enrolment Fee||10.50|
Please note that all fees listed above are in Canadian Dollars. However, other fees may not have been included (e.g. airport pick-up). The above expenses represent only an estimate of what is to be invested in your education and may be changed at any time without notice by Red River College. Please check with your IVC-assigned Visa Counselor or Documentation Officer periodically for any changes.
Intake Dates :
The intake for the Health Information Management program is September in alternate years. Make sure you check with us first though since the Start Date and Term Breaks may vary. Beginning an application 6 months in advance of the intake date will allow you a lot of time to prepare for the visa application.
Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations. You must comply with the following requirements:
Grade 12 Applied Math or Pre-Calculus Math is not required but strongly recommended
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