Grade 12 or equivalent or mature student status. Courses are open to any applicant who possesses a good command of the English language and is able to follow instructions. Full-time students must attend the required hours per week as per the course schedule and may do so at times convenient to them.
Program Type: Certificate
Anticipated Salary: C$26,107 – C$46,392
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Program Duration: 19 Weeks
Program Notes: Tuition fees include all materials and student manuals. Financial assistance may be available to qualified students.
Program Category: Healthcare
The Medical Information Assistant certificate program prepares students to work in healthcare establishments as executive/senior assistants. The program provides students with comprehensive medical administrative knowledge and office skills to make them successful as assistants in healthcare settings.
This program targets the student who is not seeking an entry-level position; it targets the mature student who is looking to re-enter the workforce or change careers. Medical Information Assistants provide support to senior-level executives in clinics, hospitals, associations, and other establishments. Upward mobility in this role is possible with experience, motivation, dedication, and a positive attitude.