The Health Care Assistant (HCA) program at Vancouver Career College provides the specialized training needed to work as an intermediate or extended caregiver working with elderly or disabled patients.
The HCA program teaches you the fundamental medical knowledge you will need to succeed in this industry, including medical terminology, physiology, chronic conditions. You will also learn to monitor patient health, keep patient records, and create a support network for a special needs patient and his or her family.
You will also be required to complete two clinical care supervised practicum placements in order to put your skills into practice.
In addition to a Health Care Assistant diploma, you also receive the following certifications:
This Health Care Assistant program has been granted a full, five-year recognition status by the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry. Graduates of this program are eligible for registration with the BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registry.
Are you looking to put your caring and compassionate nature towards a career in helping others? If so, contact Vancouver Career College now to find out more about this program.