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Certification update: October 2021 CHIM NCE

The College is accepting applications for the October 2021 CHIM NCE. The deadline for applications is October 11, 2021. Approved candidates will receive an email from the examination host, the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA), 2–3 days following the application deadline to schedule an examination…

Acknowledging our partner: Douglas College

The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) would like to acknowledge Douglas College (Douglas) as an official College partner.  The College’s education partners deliver quality and innovative health information education. Douglas has access to College-approved resources (e.g., from the Canadian Institute for Health…

2022 NCE dates to be announced

The 2022 national certification dates will be released this fall. Once announced, an update will be published in the news area of the website. The dates will also be posted on the respective pages for each designation. For questions related to certifications and examinations,…

Postponing the September 2021 CCDIS NCE sitting

The September 2021 Certified Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist (CCDIS) national certification examination (NCE) has been deferred until 2022 due to the pandemic and other extenuating circumstances. The 2022 CCDIS NCE dates are under review and will be released this fall.

Acknowledging our partner: Centre for Distance Education

The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) would like to acknowledge the Centre for Distance Education (CD-ED) as an official College partner.  The College’s education partners deliver quality and innovative health information education. CD-ED has access to College-approved resources (e.g., from the Canadian…

Announcing the successful accreditation of Johnson Shoyama’s Master of Health Administration-Health Informatics and Information Management program

The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) would like to announce the successful accreditation of the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy (JSGS)’s Master of Health Administration Major in Health Informatics and Information Management (MHA-HIIM).

Access to educational resources such as CIHI’s eStore, Learning Centre, and eQuery

The Canadian College of Health Information Management has a new opportunity for educational institutions. When an educational institution becomes an official College partner, its staff and students will have access to College-approved educational resources. Resources are made accessible institution-wide for all staff members and…

Becoming a partner of the Canadian College of Health Information Management

The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) works with various organizations to advance the health information profession. The College is proud to announce a new partnership subscription to broaden the health information ecosystem and continuously seek knowledge from thought leaders and subject matter…

Continuing professional education program audit for the March 1, 2018 – February 28, 2021 cycle

The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) will be conducting an annual continuing professional education (CPE) program audit for active professional members of the Canadian Health Information Management Association (CHIMA). The audit will be for those assigned the March 1, 2018 – February 28,…

Introducing the new, official stamp for the Canadian College of Health Information Management’s continuing professional education (CPE) program

The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) is proud to announce its new, official continuing professional education (CPE) program stamp. Effective January 4, 2021, this stamp will accompany all CPE activities approved by the College and indicate the number of credits that can be earned.