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Duration

29 weeks

Tuition

$7,460

  Vancouver

May 3-Nov 19

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Diploma

Year Founded

1903

Scholarships

no

Health care assistants are valued and important members of the healthcare team who promote and maintain the health, safety, independence, comfort, and well-being of patients.

The Health Care Assistant (HCA) diploma program equips students with the hands-on skills and knowledge to function effectively as front-line caregivers in community and facility settings. Under the direction and supervision of a health care professional, graduates will be able to provide person-centered care that promotes and maintains the physical, emotional, spiritual, cognitive, and social well-being of patients.

What You’ll Learn

  • Provides person-centred care and assistance that recognizes and respects the uniqueness of each individual client
  • Uses an informed problem-solving approach to provide care and assistance that promotes the physical, psychological, social, cognitive and/or spiritual well-being of clients and families
  • Provides care and assistance for clients experiencing complex health challenges
  • Provides care and assistance for clients experiencing cognitive and/or mental health challenges
  • Interacts with other members of the healthcare team in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals
  • Communicate clearly and accurately in sensitive situations with patients and families within a variety of community and facility contexts
  • Provides personal care and assistance in a safe, competent and organized manner
  • Recognizes and responds to own self-development, learning and health-enhancement needs
  • Performs the care provider role in a reflective, responsible, accountable and professional/ethical manner

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Student Reviews (1)

Sprott Shaw College

Great LPNs

Anuksha G

Vancouver • February 11, 2021

Graduated From

Practical Nursing Program

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

5 stars
I am an RN with 8 years of nursing experience. I didn't graduate from Sprott Shaw College but I have managed graduates for their practicums. The students were excellent and their training for LPN jobs was hands-on and taught them the utmost professionalis...

I am an RN with 8 years of nursing experience. I didn't graduate from Sprott Shaw College but I have managed graduates for their practicums. The students were excellent and their training for LPN jobs was hands-on and taught them the utmost professionalism.

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