Medical Records Management







Number of credits

89 1/3

Number of contact hours allotted for specific training

1335 Hours


Program approved in 1998.
Program modified in 2001.

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.

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)



Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Job titles

health information management coder

Program content

Number or codeCourse Name / Competency
00MFTo analyze the occupation
00MGTo analyze medical data related to anatomy and physiology
00MHTo analyze medical data related to pathology
00MJTo analyze data related to psychosocial problems
00MKTo analyze medical and biopsychosocial data related to treatments and interventions
00MLTo abstract, enter and process information
00MMTo analyze a biopsychosocial record
00MNTo code data in a biopsychosocial record
00MPTo prepare statistics
00MQTo establish harmonious professional relationships
00MRTo prepare medico-administrative reports
00MSTo analyze medical data related to oncology
00MTTo process specialized registers
00MUTo carry out sociomedical studies
00MVTo consult legislation governing the practice of the occupation
00MWTo apply the law to specific situations affecting patients
00MXTo ensure access to information and the protection of patients’ rights
00MYTo ensure the management of health information
00MZTo ensure the management of the health records and admitting departments
00NOTo perform common tasks and activities related to the occupation