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Health Unit Coordinator – Diploma

Program Duration: 47 weeks – Diploma Program
Available at Academy of Learning College campuses in TorontoBrampton and North York 

The Health Unit Coordinator Diploma program provides students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to pursue an administrative support career in medical fields such as hospitals, clinic units, group homes and outpatient wards.

Students will learn about medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, clinical procedures, hospital and medical office administration, as well as gain a comprehensive understanding of the various factors involved in patient care, medical records and treatment planning.

Health Unit Coordinator Courses include:

  • Hospital Administration
  • Business Communication
  • Patient Medical Records
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Clinic Procedures
  • Psychology and Psychiatry
  • Medical Transcription
  • Treatment Plans
  • Laboratory Tests and Results
  • Patient Admission and Discharge
  • Telephone Communication Skills
  • Job Search and Resume Writing
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Customer Service
  • Keyboard Skill Building

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Health Unit Coordinator Diploma Career Opportunities:

Graduates of the Health Unit Coordinator Diploma Program have the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to pursue an administrative career in a variety of healthcare settings:

  • Hospital Unit Coordinator
  • Unit Administrator
  • Outpatient Administrator
  • Hospital/Clinic Admissions Clerk
  • Lab Clerk
  • Health Records Clerk
  • Medial Office Administrator
  • Medical Clinic Administrator
  • Group Home Administrator

Admission Requirements:

Contact us today, an Admissions Representative would be glad to help you select a program to pursue and determine if you meet Admission Requirements, including:

  • Grade 12 (or equivalent), or Mature Student status.
  • Good command of the English language
  • Completion of an Admissions Interview

Financial Assistance at Academy of Learning College:

Several funding options exist for students, our Financial Aid Officer would be glad to answer any of your questions and help you apply for funding for your education. Student Financial Assistance Options include:

  • Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)
  • Employment Ontario Second Career Program
  • Interest-Free Monthly Payment Plan Options
  • CanVet Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and SISIP Financial Services
  • Ontario Disability Support Program
  • Workplace Safety and Insurance Board
  • CIBC Education Line of Credit
  • Employer or Agency Sponsorship of Education
  • Aboriginal and First Nation Funding Programs
  • Lifelong Learning and Registered Education Savings Plans
  • and more!

Student Testimonials:

I have always had a passion for healthcare but never followed that path. The Health Unit Coordinator program at Academy of Learning College was excellent. It was easy to follow and very informative. I was so fortunate to find out about the program. I am so thankful to have had the opportunity to study. I now work at York Central Hospital.”

M. R. Waweru

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