Health Care Aide

 22 Weeks  |  485 Total Hrs  285 Theory Hrs  |  200 Hrs Field Placement

Program Summary

Health Care Aide

Certified Health Care Aides assist nurses and other members of a health care team in the basic care of residents and patients. Primarily, health care aides assist with and provide the personal care and other daily activities necessary to ensure patients maintaining their maximum potential for independence and self-direction.

This one-year certification program utilizes the Government of Alberta’s provincial curriculum, and covers a variety of healthcare essentials, including caring for patients with chronic or complex illnesses, medication delivery and special activity planning.

CO-OP

Career Opportunities

Health Care Assistant certificate program students complete their education with 200 hours of practicum experience in an institution (a long term care facility).experience.

Certified Health Care Aides find employment in a variety of health care facilities, including long term care facilities—such as nursing homes, homes for the aged, and retirement homes—group homes and hospice centres, day-care and day-away programs, and in private homes by home care visiting agencies and private individuals.

Students who have graduated as health care aides cane pursue their career in a vast verity of clinical and care setups. They can be employed as health care aides for elderly people in places like old houses, adult daycares and retirement homes. They can also work in hospitals and different mental asylum cells with patents with mental as well as health issues.

Why Chose The Health Care Aide Certificate Program

Bayriver college ensures that the students who have to opt for a health care aide program are properly trained to assist their team of nurses and other health care providers. They should have comprehensive training in dealing with patients including the elderly and children.

Admission
Requirement

Standard Admission:

  • Minimum age requirement of 18 years or older.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, or
  • High School Diploma equivalent will be from other provinces in Canada, or
  • Successful completion of the Bayriver College Admission Test (Wonderlic Test) minimum score required (310) on verbal skills exam, or
  • A Canadian Language Bench mark 5 or equivalent (TOFEL, IELTS)
  • Successful entrance interview with bayriver College Administration
  • High school diploma will be verified by diploma and/or transcripts.

Mature Admission:

  • Minimum age requirement of 18 years or older.
  • Have been out of school for two years.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, or
  • High School Diploma equivalent will be from other provinces in Canada, or
  • Successful completion of the bayriver College Admission Test (Wonderlic Test), or
  • A Canadian Language Bench mark 5 or equivalent (TOFEL, IELTS)
  • Successful entrance interview with bayriverCollege Administratio
  • High school diploma will be verified by diploma and/or transcripts.

Course Description

Our course’s main concern is to teach all sort of precautionary measures to be taken by the health care aide for the safety of himself and all the people around him. His course contains all the beneficent information for the student to take care of the client and their safety.

A human body comprises of twelve systems that work properly to keep the body healthy and sound. Our students will learn all the anatomy and physiology of human body to understand the function and structure of the body. They will be given a very informative lecture on the common chronic illnesses in the human body like diabetes and hypertension. They will be guided to give essential care to the patients who suffer with chronic illnesses. The concept of aging will help them learn how to maintain independence and to have a healthy aging.

Responsibility of a health care aide is a very important topic to be focus on. Our student will learn what their responsibilities are when they are working in a setup. They will be focus on communication skills that will help to interact with clients, their families and his own coworkers. This communication skill comprises of verbal, written and electronic communication methods. Students will be taught strategies to minimize the communication barriers and conflicts.

Our students will be taught to manage the daily routine such as maintaining hygiene, bathing, food intake etc of our client. Our learned graduate’s will help the client to maintain their independence. This course will teach them to develop confidence in the client.

Our graduates will be fully learned to assist with medication delivery that is within the scope of a health care aide

Ostomy care, respiratory care, catheter care, tube feeds, and vital signs are known as the complex care needs. The students will be taught advance skills to deal with such complex care needs

Special activities such as dealing with infants and children including their families might come as an opportunity for the graduates of health care aide.  This course will help you learn how to intact with such situations and help you built strategies to overcome problems.  There is a very divers amount of client that seek help from a health care aide such as people suffering for mental illness, chronic diseases, fetal disease or any physical disability. We will help you learn how to communicate with the client and its family to help them ease their diagnosis duration as well as treatment duration. To help the patient with the journey from life to death.

Our course also included working on the communication skills of our students such as interview facing skills, client communication and resume building skills to help them strong start in their career path.

Our internship has 200hours of practical experience. The students will be facing the real world business. Our objective is:

  1. To prepare the student for professional life. The student should have a concept of respect and reliability in themselves. They should be committed to their clients health care
  2. To give opportunity t the student to built relationship with the clients and working setups. Help them built a better resume for the future. To learn from their mistakes and not to repeat them.
  3. Lean how to manage documentation and professional needs.

 

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