This course provides students with the opportunity to develop a theoretical framework for practice. Students will explore the philosophical values and theoretical understandings that provide a foundation for competent practice as a Health Care Assistant. The course focuses on concepts of caring and person-centred care and students will gain understanding of basic human needs, culture and diversity as they relate to health and healing. Students will begin to explore a problem-solving model that will be critical to their practice.
Course code: HRCA 1130
Length: 60.0 hours
PrerequisitesAdmission to the Health Care Assistant /ESL program.
CorequisitesELSK 0701, HRCA 1103, HRCA 1105, HRCA 1120, HRCA 1122, HRCA 1140
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.