Health Care Assistant CertificateCapilano University

About this Program

Level: Health Care Assistant Certificate

Discpline: Public Health

Length: 2 semesters

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Application Fee: $135.00
Tuition Fee: $19,504.00

Main Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sep., 2021 May 1, 2021 closed
Jan., 2022 Sep. 1, 2021 closed

Program Description

The Health Care Assistant (HCA) program combines theory courses, lab skills and clinical practicums in real-world health care settings. Students learn to provide personal care to clients and residents in complex care, specialized dementia care, selected acute care settings and in the community.Learning Outcomes : Provide person-centred care and assistance that recognizes and respects the uniqueness of each individual resident or client. Use an informed problem-solving approach to provide care and assistance that promotes the physical, psychological, social, cognitive and spiritual well-being of clients/residents and families. Provide safe, competent and organized care and assistance for clients/residents experiencing complex physical, cognitive and/or mental health challenges. Communicate clearly, accurately and sensitively with clients/residents and other members of the healthcare team to contribute to the achievement of goals and effective working relationships.

Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.