Qualify for the exam

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

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.

Write the exam

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. There are three options for exam writing:

  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. Follow the steps in this reference sheet on CPHIMS-CA Exam Eligibility and Registration.
  3. Write the exam together with your colleagues in a private group sitting. Contact education@digitalhealthcanada.com to arrange a private exam sitting at your organization.
Upcoming Digital Health Canada CPHIMS-CA Exam Sittings Pricing

Pricing shown is for the CPHIMS and the CPHIMS-CA Exam (exam writers must successfully pass both the CPHIMS and CPHIMS-CA (Canadian Supplemental) Exams to achieve certification). Prices are in Canadian dollars and applicable taxes are extra.