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As the industry standard in Canada and recognized around the world, students will learn how to work safely in and around hydrogen sulphide (H2S) environments.The H2S Alive program prepares workers to recognize hydrogen sulphide hazards, as well as perform basic rescue during an H2S incident. The course combines theory and practice with each...

Times:
  • TER Oct 19 (2017) 8:30am-5:30pm
  • TER Dec 4 (2017) 8:30am-5:30pm

This course is designed to introduce the student to the basics of Haida conversation. It is designed for students with little or no background in the language. The primary goal is for students to be able to understand and produce simple, grammatically correct sentences in Haida, and to combine them into a conversation on a variety of basic...

Credits:
3.0

This course is a continuing introduction to basic Haida for students with some experience with the language. Students will continue to develop their reading, writing and listening skills while acquiring a vocabulary of approximately 150 additional words. Students will practice everyday conversational phrases including greetings, leavetakings,...

Credits:
3.0

This course is designed to provide the learner with the fundamental skills needed to build basic conversation. It will focus on Haisla sounds, structure, vocabulary, grammar, phrases and sentences. The course will examine how the Haisla language is connected to land, culture, and spirituality. Throughout the course, songs, stories, traditional...

Credits:
3.0

This course will continue to provide the learner with the fundamental skills needed to build basic conversation. It will continue to focus on Haisla sounds, structure, vocabulary, grammar, phrases, and sentences. The course will continue to examine how the Haisla language is connected to land, culture, and spirituality. Throughout the course,...

Credits:
3.0

This course will identify common medical emergencies affecting children and adults, help you recognize signs and symptoms, and teach you how to render appropriate emergency care. For adults, you will learn how to recognize and manage chest pain, heart attack, stroke, diabetic problems, seizures, breathing difficulty, burns, and allergic...

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  • Online at www.ed2go.com/nwcc

This course provides an introduction to the role of the HCA within the British Columbia health care system. Students will be introduced to the healthcare team and the roles and functions of HCA within the team. Students will also have opportunities to develop self-reflective skills required for competent practice and will be introduced to...

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.
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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...

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

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