|Field of Study:||Health Aide
Health Aides/Attendants/Orderlies, Other
|Description:||Certified Health Care Aide assists nurses and other members of a health care team in the basic care of residents and patients. Primarily, health care aides assist with and provide personal care and other daily activities that are necessary to ensure patients maintaining their maximum potential for independence and self-direction.
The Health Care Aide certification program utilizes the Government of Alberta's provincial curriculum. It covers a variety of healthcare essentials, including caring for patients with chronic or complex illnesses, medication delivery and special activity planning.