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Acute Care for Health Care Assistants

This 6 week part-time program is intended for individuals who have a Health Care Assistant certificate and are working in the continuing care field. This program will provide students with the knowledge and skills to be able to function effectively in the role of a Health Care Assistant in an acute care setting, under the direct supervision of a health care professional. Students learn how to assist in care of acutely-ill clients and work as a member of a nursing team.

VCC is home to a $55-million state-of-the-art health sciences building located at the Broadway campus. Built in 2009, its classrooms, high-tech training labs, and simulated hospital wards give students realistic, hands-on experience. Sign up now to view the facilities, meet faculty, and learn about our exciting new curriculum.