This practical course provides students with the opportunity to upgrade their personal care and assistance skills that are required in a hospital setting. Students will learn the care skills that are expected of them within the parameters of the Health Care Assistant role in the acute care setting. In a supervised laboratory environment, students learn to build on previously acquired basic care principles and learn to refine their care-giver skills in order to maintain and promote the comfort, safety, independence, and well-being of clients in an acute care setting.
Course code: HRCA 1325
Length: 30.0 hours
PrerequisitesAdmittance to the Acute Care for Health Care Assistants program.
* 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.