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HTCA-176 - Clinical II - 2.00 Credits

HTCA-176 - Clinical II - 2.00 Credits

Course Details
This supervised practice experience provides students with an opportunity to apply knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes they have learned in other Health Care Assistant courses with individuals experiencing dementia and other cognitive challenges in a multi-level or complex care setting. Opportunity will be provided for students to gain expertise, confidence and to become ready to undertake the role of the Health Care Assistant within a residential care facility.
Part of the:
  • CAREER TRAINING (HEALTH) Department
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Health Care Assistant Certificate - Level Two
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2018 (January - April)
  • Summer 2018 (May - August)
  • Prerequisites : HTCA104, HTCA166, HTCA126, HTCA121, HTCA116, HTCA111,
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 60
    Student Evaluation
    Procedure:
    Assignments 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy. Note: Students must achieve a minimum grade of C+ in order to proceed into further HTCA courses.
    Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • 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, cultural and spiritual well-being of residents and families;
  • provide care and assistance for residents experiencing complex health challenges;
  • provide care and assistance for residents experiencing cognitive and/or mental health challenges;
  • interact with other members of the healthcare team in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals;
  • communicate clearly, accurately and in sensitive ways with residents and families;
  • provide personal care and assistance in a safe, competent and organized manner;
  • recognize and respond to own self-development, learning and health enhancement needs; and
  • perform the care-giver role in a reflective, responsible, accountable and professional manner.
  • Text and Materials: Sorrentino, Sheila A. Mosby’s Canadian textbook for the support worker. Current edition. Toronto Elsevier. Canada.
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: Courses in the HTCA program are part of the British Columbia Health Care Assistant program provincial core curriculum.
    Other Information: The NVIT Health Care Assistant curriculum materials have been adapted from the Vancouver Community College (VCC) Health Care Assistant Program materials. Any other total or partial reproduction of this product by any means is prohibited without written permission from VCC.
    Current Course Offerings:
     
    HTCA-176-01     06 Feb 2018 - 16 Feb 2018
    DaysTimeDate
    T,W,TH,F8:00AM - 4:30PM2018-01-30
    T,W,TH,F8:00AM - 4:30PM2018-02-06
     
    HTCA-176-01     19 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
    DaysTimeDate
    T,W,TH,F8:00AM - 4:30PM2018-05-22
    T,W,TH,F8:00AM - 4:30PM2018-06-19