To achieve CPHIMS-CA certification, you must write and pass the CPHIMS International exam as well as the Canadian Supplementary exam.
Writers require a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university plus five years of information and management systems experience1, including three years in a healthcare setting2 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 setting2.
- 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.
- 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.).