Qualify for the exam

Writers require a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university plus five years of information and management systems experience (1), including three years in a healthcare setting (2) OR a graduate degree or higher from an accredited college or university plus three years of information and management systems experience1, including two years in a healthcare setting (2).

  1. Information and management systems experience refers to work experience in systems analysis; design; selection, implementation, support, and maintenance; testing and evaluation; privacy and security; information systems; clinical informatics; management engineering.
  2. Healthcare setting includes experience with a 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, etc.).

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.

Upcoming CPHIMS-CA Exam Sittings

Register and write at one of the Public Group Sittings listed here, or arrange a Private Group Sitting of 10+ people (medium to large organizations may book a group sitting to allow all employees/candidates to write on the same exam date).

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.