The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) would like to announce the successful accreditation of Western Community College’s Medical Office Assistant program.
The Medical Office Assistant program at Western Community College is a 1-year program that will provide students with the knowledge and training to be successful in a medical office.
Students will learn how to communicate accurately with medical professionals and patients. They will learn the skills to perform office duties at a medical office or clinic, such as medical billing, medical transcription, and medical office procedures.
Gurpal Dhaliwal, President of Western Community College states, “We are delighted to celebrate the accreditation of the Medical Office Assistant program at Western Community College by the Canadian College of Health Information Management and CHIMA. This reaffirms our commitment to upholding excellence in healthcare education. This achievement reflects our commitment to preparing skilled professionals for the ever-evolving healthcare field. Together, we strive to educate proficient healthcare experts who will have a meaningful impact on health information management. Anticipating an exciting road ahead!”
Jeff Nesbitt, the CEO & Registrar of the Canadian College of Health Information Management and CHIMA, states “We look forward to providing support to both faculty and students participating in this program and to warmly welcoming graduates who successfully complete our HICA national certification examination.” Nesbitt emphasizes that “certification acknowledges the significance of health data in ensuring the delivery of safe and high-quality care to people throughout our country.”
Prospective students can learn about the admission requirements and application process by visiting the Western Community College website or connecting with the program coordinator.