HINF 140

Introduction to the Canadian Health Care Systems

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

A comprehensive and critical understanding of the Canadian healthcare system, its development and current problems and issues. Introduces students to the origins,structure, and key issues of the provincial and federal roles in healthcare; and provides students with an integrated orientation regarding its major components. Focuses on the Canadian health care system but provides a comparison of the Canadian system with that of other countries with regards to the structure, healthcare delivery, and health outcomes.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HINF 140, HINF 240.

Undergraduate course in Health Information Science offered by the School of Health Information Science in the Faculty of Human and Social Development.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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