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Continuing Care Assistant-Part-time - Spiritwood

Spiritwood SK
Sep 8th, 2016 - Jun 22nd, 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

  • SPCR 182 Personal Care

    You will have the opportunity to become skilled at assisting clients in meeting personal care needs. You will study infection control, body mechanics, bed making, grooming and dressing, oral care, foot and nail care, feeding clients, bowel and bladder care, turning and positioning clients and range of motion 

    SPCR 182

    Personal Care

    66 Hours

    Dates:

    September 12th – November 7th, 2016

    Tuition: $627.00

    Times:

    Sept 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29 Oct 3, 6, 13, 17,20, 24 27, Nov 3, 7

      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

     

    Sept 17, Oct 1, 15,


    Nov 5

      8:30 am –3:30 pm


     9:00 am-12:00 pm

    Books:

    SPCR 182 Module - $30.80 + GST and Kits Above (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:

    November 21st – December 12th, 2016

    Tuition: $199.50

    Times:

    Nov 21, 24, 28, Dec, 1, 8, 12, 15

      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    Books:

    DEMC 280 Module - $11.80 + GST (estimated)

     

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SPCR 100 Transferring Lifting Repositioning (TLR®) ©

    You will participate in activities to move and position clients/objects in health care settings using minimal physical effort and maximizing the use of mechanical aids and equipment. The course focuses on client/caregiver safety. You will receive a Transferring Lifting Repositioning (TLR®) © certificate from Saskatchewan Association for Safe Workplaces in Health (SASWH) upon successfully completing the course.

    SPCR 100

    Transfers, Lifts & Repositioning

    8 Hours

    Dates:

    November 19th, 2016

    Tuition: $76.00

    Times:

    Nov. 19

      8:30 am – 4:30 pm

    Books:

    SPCR 100 Module - $3.85 (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:

    January 16th – February 16th, 2017

    Tuition: $285.00

    Times:

    Jan 16, 19, 23, 26, 30, Feb 2, 6, 9, 13, & 16

      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    Books:

    SPCR 285 Module - $18.64 + 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:

    February 20th – March 16th, 2017

    Tuition: $247.00

    Times:

    Feb 20, 23, 27 Mar 2, 6, 9, 13, 16

      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

     

    March 11

      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Books:

    SPCR 103 Module - $10.08 + GST (estimated)

     

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SPCR 184 Post Acute Care

    SPCR 184

    Post-Acute Care

    27 Hours

    Dates:

    March 20th – April 10th, 2017

    Tuition: $256.50

    Times:

    March 20, 23, 27, Apr 3, 6, 10, 13 

      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

     

    Apr 8

      9:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Books:

    SPCR 184 Module $13.28 + GST (estimated)

    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.

    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 & Development

    27 Hours

    Dates:

    April 24th – May 25th, 2017

    Tuition: $256.50

    Times:

    April 24,27, May 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18 & 25

      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    Books:

    HUMD 187 Module - $17.59 + GST (estimated)

     

    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:

    May 29th – June 15th, 2017

    Tuition: $161.50

    Times:

    May 29, June 1, 5, 8, 12, 15

      7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    Books:

    SPCR 102 Module - $7.09 + GST (estimated)

     

    Delivery Method: Lecture