BC's Indigenous Public Post-Secondary Institute

HTCA-179 - Clinical II - 5.00 Credits

HTCA-179 - Clinical II - 5.00 Credits

Course Details
This supervised practice experience provides students with further opportunities to apply knowledge, understanding, skills and attitudes they have learned in other Health Care Assistant courses with individuals in a multi-level or complex care setting. Further opportunities will be provided for students to gain expertise, confidence and to become ready to undertake the role of the Health Care Assistant within a residential care facility.
Part of the:
  • Course offered:
  • Spring 2024 (January - April)
  • Spring 2025 (January - April)
  • Prerequisites : HTCA-169 ,
    Course Outline
    Instructors Qualifications: Relevant Master's Degree
    Office Hours: 1.5 per week
    Contact Hours: 150
    Student Evaluation
    Assignments: 50-70%, Final 30-50%, Total 100%. Grading procedures follow NVIT policy.
    Learning Outcomes:

    Upon completion of this course, students should be able to

    • provide person-centered care and assistance that recognizes and respects the uniqueness of each individual client;

    • use an informed problem-solving approach to provide care and assistance that promotes the physical, psychological, social, cognitive and spiritual well-being of clients and families;

    • provide care and assistance for clients experiencing complex health challenges;

    • provide care and assistance for clients experiencing cognitive and/or mental health challenges;

    • interact with other members of the healthcare team in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals;

    • communicate clearly, accurately and in sensitive ways with clients and families;

    • provide personal care and assistance in a safe, competent and organized manner;

    • recognize and respond to own self-development, learning and health enhancement needs; and

    • perform the care-giver role in a reflective, responsible, accountable and professional manner.

    Text and Materials: Sorrentino, S. & Remmert, L. (current ed.). Mosby's Canadian textbook for the support worker. Toronto, ON: Elsevier Canada.
    Other Resources:
    Transfer Credits: For more information visit: www.bctransferguide.ca
    Other Information:
    Current Course Offerings:
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    T,W,TH,F6:00AM - 2:00PM13 Feb 202415 Mar 2024
    DaysTimeStart DateEnd Date
    T,W,TH,F9:00AM - 12:00PM11 Feb 202514 Mar 2025
    T,W,TH,F1:00PM - 4:00PM