This course continues the introduction to the structure and function of the human body and common challenges to health and healing from Common Health Challenges 1 and 2. The course focuses on the continuum of care and the development of knowledge related to health challenges associated with aging and disabilities. Building on knowledge from Term 1 and 2, the role of the Health Care Assistant in the managing of chronic and acute conditions will be further investigated. Cultural diversity in healing approaches will be explored as well as the importance of evidence informed research and practice.
Course code: HRCA 2140
Length: 60.0 hours
PrerequisitesHRCA 1140, HRCA 1240, HRCA 1135.
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† 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.