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Hospital Unit Clerk Certificate

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The nine-month Hospital Unit Clerk certificate is suited for anyone seeking entry-level employment, as well as those currently employed in the health care field wishing to upgrade their skills. The program is offered evenings beginning in the fall term and concluding in the summer term, and involves self-directed home study and practicums. You must complete all of the courses in the program within this time frame.  You will study the role of the unit clerk in the health care team, medical terminology and vocabulary related to body systems, and professional communication in a hospital unit setting. You will learn classification, identification and correct spelling of commonly-used medications.  All students must have a computer with a working camera, audio and Internet service in order to complete this program.


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Admission Requirements

  2. C in Principles of Math 10, Apprenticeship and Workplace Math 10, Workplace Math 10, Foundations of Math & Pre-calculus 10, Applications of Math 10, MAT 029 ; or successfully complete a math assessment; and
  3. Keyboarding speed minimum of 50 words per minute with three errors or less. Contact the nearest NIC Campus to book your typing test.

Before Classes Begin

Once you have been accepted to the program, but before classes begin, you will be required to:

  • submit a Criminal Record Check permission form, which will be sent to you by Admissions.
  • complete the Immunization form, which will be sent to you by Admissions. This form will be sent to you by Admissions, and must be validated by a public health nurse at your local health unit and must be submitted on the first day of class. The test must indicate Rubella IgG reactive and Varicella immune status.
  • have strong essay writing and good computer skills as you are expected to submit well written, word processed assignments and access online resources.

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Completion Requirements

  • Students must pass HUC 100  and HUC 106  , and achieve a grade of C+ or better in all other courses.
  • You must complete the HUC program within two consecutive terms.

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