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The Infoway Standards Collaborative is pleased to offer interoperability and pan-Canadian standards education in messaging (HL7), terminology (SNOMED CT®), vocabulary (such as LOINC® and PCLOCD) and other health information standards such as IHE, CDA and FIHR.

Our education offerings are instructed by leading experts in the field and feature practical, real world examples to help educate and build capacity to implement and adopt these standards. Participate in SC Education offerings and earn CHIMA and CPHIMS-CA Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits. In order to obtain credits, applicable validation will be required.

For additional information, or for assistance with registration, payments and continuing education credits (where applicable), please email our Infodesk or call 1-877-595-3417 / (416) 595-3417.

Self-Paced Complimentary Orientations

Learn more about clinical interoperability and  standards with our convenient online education offerings.

Please log-in to your Infoway account to access the orientation of your choice:

  • Orientation to Terminology
    Get an overview on terminology-based standards, the components, and how they enable the reliable exchange of health information between computer systems.
  • Orientation to SNOMED CT
    Gain a broader understanding of Canada Health Infoway, and the content, structure and benefits of using SNOMED CT.
  • Orientation to LOINC
    Learn more about Canada Health Infoway, Regenstrief, and how LOINC is used to help standardize observables in labs and other clinical domains.
  • Orientation HL7 V3
    Those wanting to get started in HL7 v3 will find this one-hour orientation webinar to HL7 v3 useful. Learn about the benefits, structure and key concepts of HL7 v3.
  • Orientation to CDA
    This presentation will provide an overview of CDA (Clinical Document Architecture), its goals and common characteristics and provide examples of CDA use in Canada.

Tutorials and Custom Workshops

Our Tutorials are led by subject matter experts. Organizations can also work with the Infoway Standards Collaborative to create custom workshops to meet the unique needs of their workplace. Past workshops have included

  • 3-day webinar workshop on Introduction to HL7 v3, CeRx implementation guidance for a pharmacy implementation project, Hands-on review of Message Builder for vendor and project leaders.
  • Introduction to SNOMED CT and Mapping workshop
  • LOINC implementation in Canada
  • Introduction to HL7 v3 and CDA

Contact the Infodesk to design a session that works for you.

Groups of 3 of more qualify for discounts.

HL7 & CDA Certification Exams

In accordance with our affiliate agreement with HL7 International, and to better serve HL7 certification exam candidates, the SC has aligned the certification exam process with HL7 International. Exams are now offered electronically or online.

For more information on preparing for exams or to register, please visit HL7 International's certification page. Note that you may be required to create an HL7 user account or HL7 education portal account. These credentials are not the same as your Infoway account.

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