This course is designed to discuss the Canadian cultural contexts in which HCAs work with clients experiencing common health challenges. The course focuses on the role of the HCA in supporting clients with common health challenges in a variety of cultural and societal contexts. The Health Care Assistant’s ethical and legal responsibility in advocating for clients and families will be discussed. Students will explore their understanding of cultural safety and humility.
Course code: HRCA 2240
Length: 30.0 hours
* 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.