Advance Your Health Unit Coordinator Career

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18 Weeks

Certificate Length


Available Industry Certifications

What Does It Mean To Earn Your Industry Certification As A Health Unit Coordinator?

Through the Health Unit Coordinator Certificate, you are eligible for the Certified Health Unit Coordinator (CHUC) and Certified Electronic Health Records Specialist (CEHRS) Certifications. To earn a certificate from the National Healthcareer Association (NHA), students must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and be at least 18 years of age.

To become certified, candidates must be 18 years of age and possess a high school diploma or equivalent.

The National Association of Health Unit Coordinators, Inc. (NAHUC) provides professional standards of practice, education and ethics for unit coordinators. For more than 30 years, certification as a health unit coordinator by the NAHUC Certification Board has offered proof to employers, other health care professionals and customers that they have demonstrated the essential knowledge and skills in areas of health unit coordinating.


The industry certification ensures individuals can:

  • Manage communications between doctors, nurses and patients for health units or hospital floors.
  • Process admissions, discharges and transfers.
  • Manage physician orders.
  • Identify and correct potential issues and hazards.
  • Excel at customer satisfaction service initiatives.
  • Audit patient records for regulatory compliance and completion.
  • Process medical record requests for release of information.
  • Schedule treatments, process lab tests and document exam information.


The National Healthcareer Association (NHA), is one of the largest allied health certificate providers. Since its beginnings in 1989, the NHA has helped produce better professionals and certificates for thousands of schools across the country.

Select The Right Training Certificate For Your Goals

Health Unit Coordinator

Prepare to be an integral support professional for doctors and nurses in various health care settings including hospitals, clinics, and nursing homes.


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Amanda Lynn is your Workforce Training Specialist. She is here to help you understand your certificate of study, payment options and succeed! Get in touch with Amanda to learn more about your certificate, AdventHealth University and how to achieve your workforce development goals!


All courses and certification examinations are prepared and offered in English only. Special accommodations requesting translation services are not available for course participation or examination. Oral and written English proficiency is a requirement for course participation.

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