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Hospital Ward Clerk CertificateOFFERED ONLINE
Loyalist College Certificate

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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION:

This program has been designed to provide the theoretical training necessary to obtain employment as a Hospital Ward Clerk/Secretary. Students are expected to have the equivalent of an introductory computer course.


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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
MINIMUM ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The minimum requirements for admission to any post-secondary program is an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or an Ontario Secondary School Graduation Diploma or the equivalent, with credits at the college or general level, or mature student status as defined.

MATURE APPLICANTS
Applicants who are 19 years of age on the first day of classes in the year of admission, and who do not have an OSSD, are considered as mature applicants. Such applicants must complete the required subjects for admission. If they lack the required subjects, they may be requested to write a diagnostic test.
NOTE: Applicants who are not Canadian citizens or who do not have permanent residence status are not considered under this clause.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE:

This program is not currently eligible to receive OSAP funding.

To learn more about what other funding opportunities may be available, please visit Loyalist’s Financial Assistance Office by Clicking Here

REQUIRED COURSES:
HLTH 8007 Medical Terminology*
HLTH 8067Medical Terminology Level 2-Pronunciation*
HLTH 8029/8527Pharmacology for Medical Office Professionals
HLTH 8030/8528Medical Conditions for Medical Office Professionals
HLTH 8032 Understanding Medical Tests
HLTH 8033 Understanding Surgical Procedures
HLTH 8054Working & Communicating in a Medical Setting

*Medical Terminology (HLTH8007) is a prerequisite for Medical Terminology 2-Pronunciation (HLTH8067)

Please note:
Courses are listed above in the recommended order of completion
Students must obtain a grade of 50% or higher to pass each course
Students must obtain a G.P.A. of 60% or higher to obtain this certificate
Please refer to Student Handbook for order of program and program requirements
Students have seven years to complete the certificate requirements
Courses may not be available every semester while others may have regular monthly intakes
For more information, contact 613-969-1913 or 1-888-569-2547 ext. 2185, distance@loyalistcollege.com

The following courses are currently available and listed in alpha order below by course code.

HLTH 8067

Medical Terminology Level 2 - Pronunciation

HLTH 8033

Understanding Surgical Procedures

HLTH 8032

Understanding Medical Tests

HLTH 8007

Medical Terminology

HLTH 8054

Working & Communicating in a Medical Setting

HLTH 8527

Pharmacology for Medical Office Professionals

HLTH 8528

Medical Conditions for Medical Office Professionals