Take the final step toward achieving your Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems – Canada (CPHIMS-CA) credential

After taking one of the Digital Health Canada Core HI courses, writing the CPHIMS-CA exam is the next step toward achieving the CPHIMS-CA credential. Exam writers must successfully pass both the CPHIMS and 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).

Upcoming CPHIMS-CA Exam Sittings

Toronto NOV 28/19 Register C$676.20+tax (members)/C$890.30+tax (non-members)*
Vancouver DEC 2/19 Register C$676.20+tax (members)/C$890.30+tax (non-members)*
Charlottetown DEC 5/19 Register C$676.20+tax (members)/C$890.30+tax (non-members)*
Calgary FEB 3/20 Register C$676.20+tax (members)/C$890.30+tax (non-members)*
Toronto FEB 20/20 Register C$676.20+tax (members)/C$890.30+tax (non-members)*
Vancouver MAR 5/20 Register C$676.20+tax (members)/C$890.30+tax (non-members)*
Vancouver MAY 31/20 Register C$676.20+tax (members)/C$890.30+tax (non-members)*
Toronto AUG 20/20 Register C$676.20+tax (members)/C$890.30+tax (non-members)*

*Join Digital Health Canada and save on exam fees. Contact education@digitalhealthcanada.com if you have any questions.

CPHIMS-CA Exam Qualification

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

  • 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)

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  • 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).

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  • Writers require ten 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 eight years in a healthcare setting (e.g. hospital; healthcare consulting firm; vendor; federal, provincial/ territorial or local government office; academic institution; payer; public health).

All candidates without a degree, or whose degree was not awarded in the past five years will need to document at least 45 hours of continuing education in healthcare information technology, digital health, or informatics, specifically covering content found on the CPHIMS Detailed Content OutlineCandidates will be required to submit a current CV or resume supporting their experience, along with official documentation of their current job description, as well as a listing of the 45 hours of continuing education, should their degree be over five years old. Documents are subject to random audit and verification.