Programs & Courses
Financial Aid
Media

All Courses

See All Course Outlines »
A B C D E F G H I J L M N O P R S T V W Y

This course introduces students to a holistic concept of health and the components of a health enhancing lifestyle.  Students will be invited to reflect on their own experience of health, recognizing challenges and resources that can impact lifestyle choices. Physical, psychological, social, spiritual and environmental influences on health are...

This course focuses on the development of self-awareness, increased understanding of others and development of effective interpersonal comminication skills that can be used in a variety of care-giving contexts. Students will be encouraged to become more aware of the impact of their own communication choices and patterns. They will have the...

Credits:
1.5

This course provides the opportunity to develop a theoretical framework for practice.  Students will be introduced to 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; basic human needs and human...

This course introduces students to the normal structure and function of the human body and normal bodily changes associated with aging. Students will explore common challenges to health and healing in relation to each body system. Students will also be encouraged to explore person-centred practice as it relates to the common challenges to...

This course builds on content from other courses to assist students to explore concepts and caregiving approaches that will allow them to work effectively with individuals experiencing cognitive or mental challenges.  Emphasis is on recognizing behaviours and identifying person-centred intervention strategies.

This practical course offers students the opportunity to acquire personal care and assistance skills within the parameters of the HCA role. The course is comprised to class and supervised laboratory experiences which assist the student to integrate theory from other courses to develop care-giver skills that maintain and promote the comfort,...

This practice course provides students with an opportunity to apply knowledge and skills from all other courses with individuals and families in a community setting. Opportunity will be provided for students to become more familiar with the role of the HCA within a Home Support Agency and gain abilities that will prepare graduates to assume the...

This supervised practice experience provides students with an opportunity to apply knowledge and skills from all other courses in the program with individuals in a multi-level or complex care setting. A portion of this clinical experience will be devoted to working with individuals experiencing cognitive challenges.
The final...

The intent of the practice experience is to provide transition for the learner from student to graduate. During this time, the student will work closely with an experienced Health Care Assistant who will guide the student as a facilitator and as a mentor to help the student gain further insights, awareness and knowledge through the realities of...

The intent of the practice experience is to provide transition for the learner from student to graduate. During this time, the student will work closely with an experienced Health Care Assistant who will guide the student as a facilitator and as a mentor to help the student gain further insights, awareness and knowledge through the realities of...

Gain the skills to work safely around helicopters. Topics covered in this course include how to manage cargo, how to communicate with and signal to the pilot, and identify safe landing spots.

Hours: 4

Price: $217.50

Times:
  • MAS Jul 31 (2018) 8:30am-12:30pm

In the form of a comparative analysis this course will focus on major political and socio-economic developments in Germany, the Soviet Union and Italy. It will include discussion of salient aspects of communism, nationalism, socialism and fascism and of the background to the Second World War. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

In this course we will study the birth of the Canadian Nation up to the mid 1800s. We will attempt to make the more remote past of this country meaningful to us today. We will examine the interrelationship between native people and newcomers, the nature of French Canadian society and the politics of economic and social development in Quebec ,...

Credits:
3.0

In this course we will study the growth of the Canadian Nation from the mid 1800s to the present. We will examine some of the major events that affected the Canadian people and see how modern Canadian society developed. As well, we will look at some global events such as the World Wars, the Great Depression, the Cold War and the advent of the...

Credits:
3.0

We shall be dealing with a variety of notions, theories and analysis to find out about the historical origins and socio-political implications of empire building by European countries and the U.S. We shall examine general policies and individual events in order to explain two world wars, changes in the nature of society and the relations of...

Credits:
3.0

This course traces the history of European colonization in Africa. Beginning with early exploration and the slave trade, we will examine how the European powers slowly came to dominate the "Dark Continent". We will study how European colonization shaped Africa and assess the ultimate impact of colonization. We will spend some time studying the...

Credits:
3.0

Review of the history of Aboriginal People of Canada from the time of contact to today. Late pre-contact cultures, military alliances, treaties, land claims and settlements, comprehensive claims and self government will be discussed. The Indian Act will be dealt with in some detail. (3,0,0)
 

Credits:
3.0

Review of the political, social and economic history of the Prairie Provinces and British Columbia. Immigration, Native Peoples, industrial, agricultural and resource development will be discussed. Urbanization and transportation will be a focus. The development of regional protest political parties will be reviewed. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

Survey of the social, economic, political and cultural development of British Columbia from 1700 to the present day. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

A political, economic and social review of the events and forces that shaped the development of the United States from a colony through to a nation torn by Civil War. (3,0,0)

Credits:
3.0

Pages