Take the final step toward achieving your CPHIMS-CA credential

After taking one of the Digital Health Canada Core HI courses, writing the CPHIMS and CPHIMS-CA exams is the next step toward achieving the CPHIMS-CA credential. Exam writers must successfully pass both the CPHIMS and CPHIMS-CA (Canadian Supplemental) Exams to achieve certification. You have three exam-writing options: 1. Register and write at one of the Digital Health Canada group exam sittings listed below; 2. Register at a public exam centre to write the exam on your own (See how to register); 3. Write the exam with your colleagues in a private group sitting (Contact Digital Health Canada to arrange a private exam sitting at your organization).

CPHIMS-CA Exam Sittings

Location Date Registration Price
Calgary February 4, 2019 Register C$634+tax (members)/C$833+tax (non-members)*
Toronto February 21, 2019 Register C$634+tax (members)/C$833+tax (non-members)*
Vancouver April 25, 2019 Register C$634+tax (members)/C$833+tax (non-members)*
Toronto August 16, 2019 Register C$634+tax (members)/C$833+tax (non-members)*
Halifax November 25, 2019 Register C$634+tax (members)/C$833+tax (non-members)*
Toronto November 28, 2019 Register C$634+tax (members)/C$833+tax (non-members)*
Vancouver December 2, 2019 Register C$634+tax (members)/C$833+tax (non-members)*

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Qualify to write the CPHIMS-CA Exam

Make sure you meet the requirements from ONE of the categories below before registering for an exam sitting:

  1. Writers require a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university plus five years of information and management systems experience (work experience in systems analysis; design; selection, implementation, support, and maintenance; testing and evaluation; privacy and security; information systems; clinical informatics; management engineering), including three years in a healthcare setting (includes provider of health services or products to a healthcare facility (e.g. hospital; healthcare consulting firm; vendor; federal, provincial/ territorial or local government office; academic institution; payer; public health)
    OR
  2. Writers require a graduate degree or higher from an accredited college or university plus three years of information and management systems experience (work experience in systems analysis; design; selection, implementation, support, and maintenance; testing and evaluation; privacy and security; information systems; clinical informatics; management engineering), including two years in a healthcare setting (e.g. hospital; healthcare consulting firm; vendor; federal, provincial/ territorial or local government office; academic institution; payer; public health).

Download a reference sheet on CPHIMS-CA Exam Eligibility and Registration here.