Medical Records Management

Code 411.A0
SanctionDEC
SecteurSanté (19)
Code CUISEP521-000.CP
Nombre d'unités89 1/3
StatutProgram approved in 1998.
Program modified in 2001.
Organismes scolaires offrant le programme
Note(s)
Ce programme est offert en langue française : 
Archives médicales

Objectifs du programme

The Medical Records Management program aims to prepare students to practise the occupation by fostering the following attitudes and behaviours:

- the ability to take on responsibility, show appropriate initiative, make informed decisions, adapt to new situations, and plan for and assess the complexity and duration of a work activity
- the ability to communicate effectively with specialists and other individuals, as well as to deal respectfully, compassionately and patiently with patients
- the ability to analyze and synthesize data
- constant concern for complying with rules of professional ethics and with legislation
- concern for rigour and excellence in their work
- concern for keeping up-to-date, given the ongoing technical, organizational and administrative developments inherent in the occupation.

Durée de la formation

La durée totale inclut des cours de formation générale commune à tous les programmes pour 420 heures, des cours de formation générale propre à ce programme pour 150 heures ainsi que des cours de formation générale complémentaire pour 90 heures.


Les durées correspondent à la formation théorique et au travail de laboratoire des cours; elles excluent donc les heures de travail personnel de l'étudiante ou de l'étudiant.

Conditions d'admission

To be admitted to the program, a person must meet the general requirements for admission set out in the College Education Regulations, as well as the following special conditions, where applicable:

Must have passed the following secondary-level course(s):

• Sec. IV CST – Secondary IV Mathematics: Cultural, Social and Technical Option (563414)

Professions visées (IMT En ligne d'Emploi Québec)

Health information management occupations (1252)

Appellation(s) d'emploi

codeur/codeuse en gestion de l'information sur la santé

Relation avec le marché du travail

Insertion au marché du travail   (Information provenant du MEES)
Site AvenirEnSanté.com

Contenu du programme

Numéro ou code Énoncé de la compétence
00MF To analyze the occupation
00MG To analyze medical data related to anatomy and physiology
00MH To analyze medical data related to pathology
00MJ To analyze data related to psychosocial problems
00MK To analyze medical and biopsychosocial data related to treatments and interventions
00ML To abstract, enter and process information
00MM To analyze a biopsychosocial record
00MN To code data in a biopsychosocial record
00MP To prepare statistics
00MQ To establish harmonious professional relationships
00MR To prepare medico-administrative reports
00MS To analyze medical data related to oncology
00MT To process specialized registers
00MU To carry out sociomedical studies
00MV To consult legislation governing the practice of the occupation
00MW To apply the law to specific situations affecting patients
00MX To ensure access to information and the protection of patients’ rights
00MY To ensure the management of health information
00MZ To ensure the management of the health records and admitting departments
00NO To perform common tasks and activities related to the occupation
Total number of contact hours allotted to specific training: 1 905