HCA-108 - Practice Education Experience in Home Support, Assisted Living and/or Group Homes

Minimum Credits: 4 Length: 60 hours Prerequisites: HCA 101, HCA 102, HCA 103, HCA 104, HCA 105, HCA 106, HCA 107, CPR Level C or Basic Life Support, First Aid Certificate, Food Safe Level 1, Student Practice Education (SPECO), Health Care Assistant Practice in BC (E-Learning Module) Recognizing and Responding to Adult Abuse (Learning Hub) Corequisites: HCA 109 Delivery Method: On-campus Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/HCA108.pdf

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 is provided for students to become more familiar with the role of the HCA within the Home Support Agency, Assisted Living Facility and/or a Group Home, and to gain abilities that prepare graduates for employment in these settings. It is important that students understand the philosophy of community care settings and the importance of client choice and independence.