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Hospital Practice Systems 2 CLRK 2001

Healthcare Unit Clerk Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

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. ​

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

1.5

Domestic fees

$293.11 - $302.60 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below are two offerings of CLRK 2001 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 91801

Duration

Thu Feb 15 - Thu Mar 21 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 91801
  • Domestic fees $293.11
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 15 - Mar 21 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Bonnie Dumont

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$293.11

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This course is delivered synchronously online. No class Feb 19. Attendance to the first class is mandatory, no late registrations. This is not a self-paced course as 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. Computer, microphone, and webcam required. Contact Paul Sawyer, Program Head with any questions: paul_sawyer@bcit.ca.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

CRN 90673

Duration

Mon Feb 26 - Mon Mar 25 (5 weeks)

  • 5 weeks
  • CRN 90673
  • Domestic fees $293.11
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 26 - Mar 25 Mon 18:00 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Bonnie Dumont

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$293.11

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This course is delivered synchronously online. No class Feb 19. Attendance to the first class is mandatory, no late registrations. This is not a self-paced course as 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. Computer, microphone, and webcam required. Contact Paul Sawyer, Program Head with any questions: paul_sawyer@bcit.ca.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are two offerings of CLRK 2001 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 69256

Duration

Thu May 16 - Thu Jun 20 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 69256
  • Domestic fees $302.60
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 16 - Jun 20 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Bonnie Dumont

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$302.60

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. Attendance to the first class is mandatory, no late registrations. Textbook is required for first class. Find it at the BCIT bookstore and on their website: www.bcitbookstore.ca/distance 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. *Contact Paul Sawyer Program Head paul_sawyer@bcit.ca
Status

CRN 68766

Duration

Mon May 27 - Mon Jun 24 (5 weeks)

  • 5 weeks
  • CRN 68766
  • Domestic fees $302.60
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 27 - Jun 24 Mon 18:00 - 21:30 Online
Instructor

Bonnie Dumont

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$302.60

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  3. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  4. This course is delivered synchronously online. Attendance to the first class is mandatory, no late registrations. This is not a self-paced course as 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. Computer, microphone, and webcam required. Contact Paul Sawyer, Program Head with any questions: paul_sawyer@bcit.ca.
Status

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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