HCA-101 - Health and Healing: Concepts for Practice

Minimum Credits: 4 Length: 70 hours Prerequisites: Corequisites: HCA 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107 Delivery Method: Blended, On-campus Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/HCA101.pdf

This course provides students with 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 an HCA. The course focuses on concepts of caring and person-centered care; basic human needs and human development; family, culture and diversity as they relate to health and healing. Students will also be introduced to a problem-solving model that will be critical to their practice.