BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

HTCA-111 - Lifestyle & Choices - 1.00 Credits

HTCA-111 - Lifestyle & Choices - 1.00 Credits

Course Details
This course introduces students to a holistic concept of health and the components of a health-enhancing lifestyle. Students will be invited to reflect on their own experience of health, recognizing challenges and resources that can impact lifestyle choices. Students will be introduced to a model that can be applied in other courses to understand the multi-faceted aspects of health and healing.
Part of the:
  • Available/Required in the following Programs:
  • Health Care Assistant Certificate - Level One
  • Course offered:
  • Fall 2019 (September - December)
  • Prerequisites : Grade 10 or equivalent
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Masters Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 30
    Student Evaluation
    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:

  • describe the interrelationship of physical, social, cognitive, emotional and spiritual dimensions and Determinants of Health;

  • display an understanding of how lifestyle choices and behaviours contribute to physical, psychological, social, cognitive and spiritual health; and

  • display an understanding of the complexity of the change process in relation to health promotion.
  • 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-111-01     06 Sep 2019 - 17 Oct 2019
    F9:00AM - 12:00PM2019-09-06
    F1:30PM - 4:30PM2019-09-06
    F9:00AM - 12:00PM2019-09-20
    F1:30PM - 4:30PM2019-09-20
    W9:00AM - 12:00PM2019-10-02
    W2:00PM - 5:00PM2019-10-02
    T9:00AM - 12:00PM2019-10-08
    T1:30PM - 4:30PM2019-10-08
    TH9:00AM - 12:00PM2019-10-17
    TH1:30PM - 4:30PM2019-10-17