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Continuing Care Assistant-Part-time - Debden

Debden
Sep 6th, 2016 - Jun 27th, 2017

As a continuing care assistant, you’ll work directly with clients in long-term care, home care, assisted living, some areas in acute care, and even in special needs classrooms.  You’ll help them with mobiliity, personal care, assisting them to eat their meals, and medication monitoring.  It’s a face-to-face, people-focused job.

 Continuing Care Assistant is a one year certificate program that combines hands on classroom learning with practical clinical experience.  You’ll build knowledge and skills in:

·         Addressing individual psychosocial needs
·         Administering personal care
·         Dementia management strategies
·         Gerontology (a major case study)
·         Long-term care philosophy in different settings
·         Promoting independence in a safe environment
·         Working with individuals with different physical and cognitive impairments
·         Working with people of different cultures

 Your clinical work experience will give you a taste of different work settings.  Under the supervision of a buddy or staff member, you’ll work directly with clients in home care, long-term care and acute care settings.  It’s a great way to build your skills and your confidence.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS & ITEMS

CLASS

DESCRIPTION

PRICE

(Estimate)

TAX

Used Throughout Program

Mosby’s Canadian Text & Workbook for the Support Worker

$117.00

GST

Used Throughout Program

Transfer Belt

9.20

GST & PST

SPCR 284

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions

20.00

GST

SPCR 182

Personal Hygiene Kit

10.00

GST & PST

SPCR 182

Ostomy Kit

12.50

GST & PST

SPCR 182

Bowel & Bladder Kit

8.00

GST & PST

COMM 291

‘LOOK’ Text

115.00

GST

All courses are limited to 16 students unless otherwise noted.

** Tuition prices are subject to change without notice.

Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12
  • English Language Requirement
  • Criminal Record check and vulnerable sector check required before going into clinical settings
  • Current immunization records are required upon acceptance into the program

Special Admissions:

Applicants who do not possess the academic qualifications for a program may be admitted if evidence of probable success can be established through a special admission assessment. Interested individuals should still apply. Applicants are automatically considered for special admission.

Delivery Method

The following delivery methods are available for some of the courses in this program.

  • Lecture

Please refer to the course description for course specific delivery methods.


Courses

  • DEMC 183 Dementia Behaviour

    DEMC 183

    Dementia  Behaviour

    45 Hours

    Dates:

    September 6th – October 25th, 2016

    Tuition: $427.50

    Times:

    Tuesdays

      9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Books:

    DEMC 183 Module - $23.80 + GST (estimated)

    Your studies will address causes, stages and behaviours of dementia, behaviour mapping techniques and interventions that promote optimal level of functioning.

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • COMM 291 Interpersonal Communications

     

     

    COMM 291

    Interpersonal Communications

    30 Hours

    Dates:

    October 25th – November 29th, 2016

    Tuition: $285.00

    Times:

    Tuesdays

      9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Books:

    COMM 291 Module - $20.37 + GST   PLUS  ‘LOOK’ Text - $115.00 + GST

     

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SPCR 102 End of Life Care

    Your studies will cover death and dying in the Canadian context. You will study the basic needs and interventions of the dying client. You will also cover grief, the grieving process and the impact of life threatening illnesses on the family members.

    SPCR 102

    End of Life Care

    17 Hours

    Dates:

    December 6th – December 20th, 2016

    Tuition: $161.50

    Times:

    Tuesdays

      9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Books:

    SPCR 102 Module - $7.09 + GST (estimated)

     

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SPCR 101 Observing, Reporting, and Recording

    You will learn written and oral communication skills required in the work place. The course content includes basic medical terminology, message communication, observing and reporting on client’s status, client and personal work plans.

    SPCR 101

    Observing, Reporting & Recording

    22 Hours

    Dates:

    January 3rd – January 24th, 2017

    Tuition: $209.00

    Times:

    Tuesdays

      9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Books:

    SPCR 101 Module - $7.56 + GST (estimated)

     

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SPCR 103 Assisting with Special Procedures

    You will be introduced to the Continuing Care Assistant’s role in assisting with special procedures. You will learn the concepts of delegation, carry out basic measurements, perform simple treatments and be introduced to client assessment. You will also learn the Continuing Care Assistant’s role in assisting clients with medications.

    SPCR 103

    Assisting with Special Procedures

    26 Hours

    Dates:

    January 24th – February 21st, 2017

    Tuition: $247.00

    Times:

    Tuesdays

      9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Books:

    SPCR 103 Module - $10.08 + GST (estimated)

     

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SPCR 285 Special Needs 2

    Your studies will cover the basic needs and interventions of clients with infectious diseases, cancer, altered mental abilities, disruption in mental health, alcohol dependency and drug dependency

    SPCR 285

    Special Needs II

    30 Hours

    Dates:

    February 28th – March 28th, 2017

    Tuition: $285.00

    Times:

    Tuesdays

      9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Books:

    SPCR 285 Module - $18.64 + GST (estimated)

     

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SPCR 184 Post Acute Care

    You will acquire the theory and develop the skills needed to help clients meet their needs in the post acute care phase. This may include post surgical clients or clients with recent acute medical conditions.

    SPCR 184

    Post-Acute Care

    27 Hours

    Dates:

    April 4th – May 2nd, 2017

    Tuition: $256.50

    Times:

    Tuesdays

      9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Books:

    SPCR 184 Module $13.28 + GST (estimated)

     

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SFTY 194 Professional Assault Response Training (PART) ©

    You will participate in professional assault response training to provide you with defensive and preventive skills. Upon successfully completing the course, you will receive a Professional Assault Response Training (PART) © certificate from Saskatchewan Association for Safe Workplaces in Health (SASWH).

    SFTY 194

    P.A.R.T

    12 Hours

    Dates:

    April 20th and April 21st

    Tuition: $114.00

    Times:

    Thursday & Friday

      9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Books:

    TBD

     

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • HUMD 187 Human Growth and Development

    You will learn the physical, social, intellectual and emotional aspects of human growth and development from infancy to old age. You will also study the effects of aging on society.

    HUMD 187

    Human Growth and Development

    27 Hours

    Dates:

    May 2nd – May 30th, 2017

    Tuition: $256.50

    Times:

    Tuesdays

      9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Books:

    HUMD 187 Module - $17.59 + GST (estimated)

     

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • DEMC 280 Dementia Family Care

    You will learn how those with dementia are assessed and how to intervene in emergency situations. You will discuss environments and issues related to institutional care placement and the impact dementia has on families.

    DEMC 280

    Dementia Family Care

    21 Hours

    Dates:

    June 6th – June 27th, 2017

    Tuition: $199.50

    Times:

    Tuesdays

      9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Books:

    DEMC 280 Module - $11.80 + GST (estimated)

     

    Delivery Method: Lecture