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Health Introductory Courses Pursuing a career or education program in a health field, but lack the required formal training? Interested in learning more about introductory health and science topics? These online courses focus on specific topics: Understanding the Canadian Healthcare System and Biomedical Sciences. Each course is 6 weeks in duration and delivered online so you can conveniently complete the courses at home.

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www.mcmastercce.com/health

or speak to one of our advisors today at 905-525-9140 ext. 24321 or 1-800-463-6223.

Who should take these courses? A  nyone applying to McMaster’s Health Informatics or Health Information Management program who lacks formal training in these subjects A  nyone interested in learning more about introductory health and science topics

Both courses meet the pre-requisite requirements to apply to McMaster’s diploma programs in Health Information Management and Health Informatics.

Centre for Continuing Education | McMaster University, Downtown Centre | 2nd Floor, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L8 | 905-525-9140 ext. 24321 | www.mcmastercce.com


LEARN MORE

www.mcmastercce.com/health

or speak to one of our advisors today at 905-525-9140 ext. 24321 or 1-800-463-6223.

Admission Requirements

Understanding the Canadian Healthcare System

No application is required. Simply register online.

Explore the Canadian healthcare system in terms of its history, healthcare governance and related provincial and federal regulation and legislation. Examine how Canada’s healthcare system is organized, regulated and managed. Learn about the different levels of care found in the healthcare system and discuss how information is used and shared within the different levels. Analyze the various components of the healthcare system and develop an understanding of how Health Information Managers and Health Informatics professionals fit within the large and complex system. This course is geared towards people with no previous health education or professional experience within the Canadian healthcare system.

Online courses Biomedical Sciences Study the human body in health and disease. Fundamental knowledge in biomedical technology and concepts will be presented within the working context of a Health Information Manager and Health Informatics professional. Health Information professionals require an understanding of how biomedical concepts and models change in order to collect, analyze, store and share information among other health care professionals. This course is designed for people with limited or no educational background in anatomy, physiology and pathology.

Centre for Continuing Education | McMaster University, Downtown Centre | 2nd Floor, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4L8 | 905-525-9140 ext. 24321 | www.mcmastercce.com


McMaster University Health Introductory Courses