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Continuing Care Assistant – St. Walburg-Part-Time

St. Walburg
Feb 13th, 2018 - Jun 26th, 2018 Part-time

Application Fee of $35.00
Books: $300.00 (subject to change)

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 mobility, 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.  Courses offered in St. Walburg in 2017-18 are:

  • Personal Care 1 & 2
  • Personal Competence
  • Transfers, Lifts and Repositioning (TLR)
  • Personal Assault Response Training (PART)

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS & ITEMS

CLASS

DESCRIPTION

PRICE

(Estimate)

TAX

Used Throughout Program

The Canadian Personal Care Provider Plus  Companion Website and Student Workbook

$120.30

GST

Used Throughout Program

Transfer Belt

9.20

GST & PST

SPCR 182

Personal Hygiene Kit

9.20

GST & PST

SPCR 182

Ostomy Kit

10.00

GST & PST

SPCR 182

Bowel & Bladder Kit

3.25

GST & PST

 

All courses are limited to 16 students unless otherwise noted.

** Tuition prices are subject to change without notice.

*** Each module has a course pack, with varying prices, in addition to those texts listed above.  Please ask for modules when paying tuition.

Admission Requirements

  • English Language Requirement  **please inquire for more information**

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 104-Personal Care I

    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, positioning clients, range of motion, oral care, and assisting to feed clients.

    SPCR 104

    Personal Care I

     30 Hours

    Dates:

    February 13th – March 13th, 2018

     Tuition: $285.00

    Times:

    Tuesdays

     9:00-4:00pm

    Books:

    SPCR 104 Module - $28.09 + GST & Personal Care Above

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SPCR 100-Transfers, Lifts & Repositioning

    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:

    February 20th, 2018

    Tuition: $76.00

    Times:

    Tuesdays

    9:00 – 4:00 pm

    Books:

    TLR Module – $3.36 + GST & Transfer Belt

    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:

    February 27th & 28th, 2018

    Tuition: $76.00

    Times:

    Tuesday & Wednesday

    9:00 – 4:00 pm

    Books:

    PART Handbook - $7.56 + GST

    Delivery Method: Lecture

  • SPCR 105 -Personal Care II

    Building on the skills you learned in Personal Care 1, you will become skilled at assisting clients in meeting personal care needs. You will study grooming and dressing, foot and nail care, and elimination care.

    SPCR 105

    Personal Care II

    45 Hours

    Dates:

    April 3rd – May 22nd, 2018

    Tuition: $427.50

    Times:

    Tuesdays

    9:00 – 4:00 pm

    Books:

    SPCR Module - $23.99 + GST and Care Provider

    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).

    SPCR 192

    Personal Competence

    30 Hours

    Dates:

    May 29th – June 26th, 2018

    Tuition: $285.00

    Times:

    Tuesdays

    9:00 – 4:00 pm

    Books:

    SPCR 192 Module - $21.21 + GST

     

    Delivery Method: Lecture