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Continuing Care Assistant - Part Time - Lloydminster

Lloydminster
Aug 22nd, 2017 - Jun 16th, 2018

Demand for health-care workers is high, and that includes demand for continuing care assistants. If you enjoy caring for others, and if you want to get into the workforce quickly,  Continuing Care Assistant program might be just what you’re looking for.

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 special needs classrooms. You’ll help them with mobility, personal care, assisting them to eat their meals, and medication monitoring. It’s a face-to-face, people-focused job.

The Continuing Care Assistant program is a one-year certificate program.

The program 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 area of study);
  • long-term care philosophy in different settings;
  • promoting independence in a safe environment;
  • working with individuals with different physical and cognitive impairments; and/or
  • working with people of different cultures.

Your clinical work experiences 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.

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.


Courses

  • SPCR 284 - Special Needs 1

    REQUIREMENT:  Students must complete 24 credits to take this module.

    Your studies will cover the basic needs and interventions of clients with disruptions in their sensory organs, body systems (i.e. cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, neurological and endocrine) and body functions (i.e. genitourinary and gastro-intestinal).

    DATES Aug 22 - Sep 23, 2017  
    DAY/TIMES
    Tue/Thur
    Aug 22,24, 31, Sep 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 2017 5:45pm - 8:45pm
    Sat Aug 26, Sep 9, 23, 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm
    TUITION $428.  
    BOOKS Special Needs 1 manual - $22.58 + tax  
      Deadline to pay for module is Aug 14th
    (shorter deadline for 1st module).
     

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SPCR 285 - Special Needs 2

    REQUIREMENT:  Students must complete 24 credits to take this module.

    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.

    DATES Sep 26 - Oct 19, 2017  
    DAY/TIMES
    Tue/Thur
    Sep 26, 28, Oct 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 2017 5:45pm - 8:45pm
    Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm
    TUITION $285.  
    BOOKS Special Needs 2 manual - $19.95 + tax  
      Deadline to pay for module is Sep 12th.  

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SPCR 184 - Post-Acute Care

    REQUIREMENT:  Students must complete 24 credits to take this module.

    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.

    DATES Oct 24 - Nov 16, 2017  
    DAY/TIMES
    Tue/Thur
    Oct 24, 26, 31, Nov 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 2017 5:45pm - 8:45pm
    Sat Oct 28, 2017 9:00am - 4:00pm
    TUITION $285.  
    BOOKS Post Acute Care manual - $14.18 + tax
    Surgical Asepsis Kit - $4.88 + tax
     
      Deadline to pay for module is Oct 10th.  

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SPCR 103 - Assisting with Special Procedures

    REQUIREMENT:  Students must complete 24 credits to take this module.

    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.

    DATES Nov 18 - Dec 7, 2017  
    DAY/TIMES
    Tue/Thur
    Nov 21, 23, 28, 30, Dec 5, 7, 2017   5:45pm - 8:45pm
    Sat Nov 18, Dec 2, 2017   9:00am - 4:00pm
    TUITION $285.  
    BOOKS Assisting with Special Procedures manual - $10.79+ tax  
      Deadline to pay for module is Nov 3rd.  

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • COMM 291 - Interpersonal Communication

    You will develop employability skills through the study of interpersonal communications theory and applications in the workplace. Learning outcomes include the importance of self-awareness and self-esteem, perception problems, verbal and nonverbal messages, listening skills, creating positive communication climates and resolving interpersonal conflict.

    DATES Dec 12, 2017 - Jan 6, 2018  
    DAY/TIMES
    Tue/Thur
    Dec 12, 14, 19, 21, 2017; Jan 2, 4, 2018 5:45pm - 8:45pm
    Sat Dec 16, 2017; Jan 6, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm
    TUITION $285.  
    BOOKS Manual - $23.73 + tax/"Look" text - $127 + tax  
      Deadline to pay for module is Nov 28th.  

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • Personal Care 1

    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 exercises.

    DATES Jan 9 - Feb 1, 2018  
    DAY/TIMES
    Tue/Thur
    Jan 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, Feb 1, 2018 5:45pm - 8:45pm
    Sat Jan 20, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm
    TUITION $285.  
    BOOKS Personal Care 1 & 2 manuals - $33.96 + tax
    Personal Care 4 Kit - $50.77 + taxes
     
      Deadline to pay for module is Dec 21  

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • Personal Care 2

    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 exercises.

    DATES Feb 3 - Mar 13, 2018  
    DAY/TIMES
    Tue/Thur
    Feb 6, 8, 13, 15, 27, Mar 1, 6, 8, 13, 2018 5:45pm - 8:45pm
    Sat Feb 3, 17, Mar 3, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm
    TUITION $428.  
      Deadline to pay for module is Jan 19th.  

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • COMM 197 - Helping Skills

    You will utilize a communication framework to facilitate a helping relationship with your clients.

    DATES Mar 15 - 22, 2018  
    DAY/TIMES
    Tue/Thur
    Mar 15, 20, 22, 2018 5:45pm - 8:45pm
    Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm
    TUITION $143.  
    BOOKS Helping Skills manual - $12.42 + tax  
      Deadline to pay for module is Mar 1st.  

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SPCR 180 - Safe Environment

    You will learn how to promote client independence in a safe, comfortable and pleasant environment. You will study fire safety, emergency response and WHMIS.

    DATES Mar 27 - Apr 10, 2018  
    DAY/TIMES
    Tue/Thur
    Mar 27, 29, Apr 3, 5, 10, 2018 5:45pm - 8:45pm
    TUITION $143.  
    BOOKS Safe Environment manual - $15.18 + tax  
      Deadline to pay for module is Mar 13th  

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SPCR 192 - Personal Competence

    Your studies will focus on the goals and philosophy of Health Care Services in Saskatchewan. You will learn how these goals are reflected in the activities of the agency and on your role as a caregiver. You will learn about your role in providing care services within a multicultural dynamic setting. The course content also includes interprofessional work environments, personal health, employability skills, and types of abuse (for example: caregiver, neglect and abandonment, sexual and financial).

    DATES Apr 7 - May 1, 2018  
    DAY/TIMES
    Tue/Thur
    Apr 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, May 1, 2018 5:45pm - 8:45pm
    Sat Apr 7, 21, 2018  
    TUITION $285.  
    BOOKS Personal Competence manual - $22.71 + tax  
      Deadline to pay for module is Mar 23rd  

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • ANAT 100 - Body Systems

    You will receive a basic introduction to body systems. You will study the structure of organs and systems in the human body, and how they function efficiently.

    DATES May 3 - 24, 2018  
    DAY/TIMES
    Tue/Thur
    May 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 2018 5:45pm - 8:45pm
    Sat May 5, 19, 2018  
    TUITION $285.  
    BOOKS Body Systems manual - $13.97 + tax  
      Deadline to pay for module is Apr 19th.  

    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.

    DATES May 29 - Jun 16, 2018  
    DAY/TIMES
    Tue/Thur
    May 29, 31, Jun 5, 7, 12, 14, 2018 5:45pm - 8:45pm
    Sat Jun 2, 16, 2018  
    TUITION $285.  
    BOOKS Manual - $7.59 + tax  
      Deadline to pay for module is May 15th.  

    Delivery Method: Lecture