Hospital Unit Coordinator
8 Month Part-time Certificate Program
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Become part of the health care administration team, working in a fast paced, demanding and rewarding environment. This non-credit, part-time program will prepare you with the knowledge and skills required to work in the medical administration field. The focus is on preparation for employment as a Hospital Unit Coordinator and other medical settings. The program will also benefit staff currently employed in the medical field who require cross training, professional development, or retraining.
The Hospital Unit Coordinator (HUC) performs a variety of non-clinical tasks at the communication center at the nursing station of a hospital, continuing care center and other medical facilities.
The program consists of the following courses:
- Orientation & Skills For Student Success
- Hospital & Unit Communications
- Non-Clinical Pharmacology
- Unit Coordinator Procedures & Observation
- Observational Practicum
- Unit Coordinator Practicum
Courses are offered on a part-time basis over two semesters, starting in September of each year. Students must complete all the courses in the program within the two semesters.
Please see the Program Availability List for information on the next intake of this program.
How to Apply:
Note: Admission to this program does not necessarily meet the requirements for other programs at Vancouver Island University.
This program is not eligible for student loans.
revised October 12, 2016