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Hospital Practice Systems 2 CLRK 2001

Healthcare Unit Clerk Course

Course details

This course teaches the use of hospital administration software called Meditech. Meditech is a secure cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) software with standardized databases used by healthcare organizations of various sizes across the world. Meditech's EHR software provides healthcare providers with cost savings, efficiencies, flexibility, and timely access to patient information. Students will learn Meditech's software features, how to enter data, and how to navigate, retrieve and store patients' medical information. The management and security of private information is explained and demonstrated with case studies. Students will receive practical experience with Meditech software used at hospital and clinic sites and engage with software features that form an electronic record of the patient's healthcare journey. ​


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of CLRK 2001 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 90673


Mon Feb 27 - Mon Mar 27 (5 weeks)

  • 5 weeks
  • CRN 90673
  • $274.80
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 27 - Mar 27 Mon 18:30 - 22:06 Online

Bonnie Dumont

Course outline




Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Attendance to the first class is mandatory, no late registrations. Minimum typing speed of 30wpm recommended for this class. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important to have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, starting Week 1. Computer, Microphone, and Webcam required.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define electronic health record (EHR).
  • Use the healthcare database in a hospital setting.
  • Explain how Meditech is used in healthcare environments.
  • Identify Meditech's software functions and components.
  • Identify data entry location.
  • Navigate software.
  • Enter, maintain, retrieve, and store patients' administrative and clinical information.
  • Recognize safety features and security protocols for data management.
  • Explain when, why, and with whom the patient's electronic information is shared.
  • Use software shortcuts and hospital site protocols.
  • Recognize the steps required for processing p atient information from start to completion.​
  • Explain how Meditech information is used by the healthcare team.
  • Adhere to safeguarding patient information and confidentiality requirements.

Effective as of Winter 2023

Related Programs

Hospital Practice Systems 2 (CLRK 2001) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Healthcare Unit Clerk
    Associate Certificate Part-time


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