Nursing Unit Clerk

  • Type: Online and/or In Class
  • Credential: Statement of Completion
  • Starts In: Fall, Winter, Spring
  • Time to Complete: 5 Years
  • Plan #: C2175

About this part-time program ( What's this?)

The Nursing Unit Clerk program prepares you for the challenging and rewarding career of providing clerical and administrative support for a hospital unit or health care institution. You will develop office management and business communications skills for the healthcare environment, and acquire a thorough understanding and ability to interpret and relay medical terminology, medical conditions, pharmacology, surgical procedures, and medical tests.

Career Opportunities

This program prepares you for exciting work as a member of a healthcare team. Graduates may work in hospitals, long-term-care facilities, physician’s offices, community agencies, walk-in clinics, retirement homes, chiropractor’s offices, and complementary health care clinics. Possible career paths include:

  • Nursing Unit Clerk in a hospital or rehabilitation centre
  • Nursing Unit Clerk in a psychiatric facility
  • Clerical and administrative support in a long-term-care facility or retirement home
  • Clerical and administrative support in a physician’s office
  • Clerical and administrative support in a chiropractor’s office
  • Clerical and administrative support in a health and wellness centre
  • Clerical and administrative support in a residential hospice
  • Clerical and administrative support in a walk-in clinic
  • Clerical and administrative support in a community healthcare agency

Program Benefits

The up-to-date curriculum includes training in rapidly changing technological skills such as software applications and in all aspects of standard operational procedures utilized in the modern medical institution, office, or clinic.

How to Register

Students do not apply to our part-time programs. Instead, enrol in and successfully complete each course listed in the Program Delivery section. Once you have successfully completed all of the required courses, you may apply to graduate. If you aren't sure how to enrol in a course, you can learn more here.

Apply for Statement of Completion

Have you successfully completed the requirements of this program? Learn how to apply for your Statement of Completion.

Program Delivery

Code Course Name Delivery Course Availability
2017 Spring 2017 Fall

Required Courses:

HLTH1521 Working and Communicating in Medical Setting On-line Yes TBA
ADMN1406 Understanding Medical Tests On-line Yes TBA
ADMN1405 Understanding Surgical Procedures On-line Yes TBA
KEYB1203 Medical Keyboarding on Computers On-line Yes TBA
MICR1700 Computer Applications for Business I On-line Yes TBA
ADMN1070 Pharmacology for Medical Office Professionals On-line Yes TBA
ADMN1080 Medical Conditions for Medical Office Professionals On-line Yes TBA
Elective Information

Choose one of the following:

Elective Options
Code Course Name Delivery Course Availibility
Course Availibility for 2017 Spring Course Availibility for 2017 Fall
ADMN1152 Medical Office Terminology In Class No TBA
ADMN1154 Medical Office Terminology On-line Yes TBA

Prerequisites may be required for these courses. Please refer to individual course descriptions for specific requirements.