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Topic: National certification examination

2023 CHIM NCE sittings: Application and examination dates 

The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) is pleased to announce the application and exam dates for the Certified in Health Information Management (CHIM) national certification examination (NCE) in 2023.  Certified professionals in health information are overseen by the College and adhere to a professional…

Announcing HICA: A new designation for health information professionals

The Canadian College of Health Information Management is pleased to announce the launch of a new professional designation—the Health Information-Certified Associate (HICA). From the moment health data is captured in Canada, the individual who supplied it is at the centre of a critical information…

Applications open: September 2022 CCDIS NCE

The Canadian College of Health Information Management is now accepting applications for the September 2022 Certified Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist (CCDIS) national certification examination (NCE). Clinical documentation improvement (CDI) specialists impact the accuracy of medical documentation and coding in the health care system. The…

Applications open: June 2022 CCCS NCE

The Canadian College of Health Information Management is now accepting applications for the June 2022 Certified Classification and Coding Specialist (CCCS) national certification examination (NCE).

CCCS, CCDIS, and CTSS application dates for 2022 are published

The 2022 application dates are published for each of the specialist certifications: Certified Classification and Coding Specialist (CCCS) Certified Clinical Documentation Improvement Specialist (CCDIS) Certified Terminology Standards Specialist (CTSS)

Apply for the January 2022 CHIM NCE

The College is accepting applications for the January 2022 CHIM NCE. The deadline for applications is January 10, 2022. 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…

National certification update: November 2020

The Canadian College of Health Information Management provides monthly updates on the status of its four certifications. This could include important deadlines, process changes, information about resources, highlighting successes, and more. Here are the updates as of November 30, 2020: For those who have…

CCCS national certification application has reopened

The CCCS national certification application has reopened in the new online platform. When filling out this application, candidates may select the CCCS national certification examination (NCE) sitting of their choice; June and November 2020 are available sittings at this time. In order to access…

CHIM national certification application has reopened

Effective May 5, 2020, the CHIM national certification application has re-opened in the new online platform. When filling out this application, candidates may select the CHIM national certification examination (NCE) sitting of their choice; July and October 2020 are available sittings at this time.…

Recognizing the 2019 CHIM national certification examination honours recipients

The Canadian College of Health Information Management (College) administers the Certified Health Information Management (CHIM) national certification examination (NCE) numerous times per year. In 2019, we had 274 candidates write with an 80.6% pass rate.