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 Health Care Assistant
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SchoolThompson Rivers University
LocationKamloops, BC, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 15,500
DegreeCertificate
Honours
Co-op
Length27 Week(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
Prerequisites NotesApplicants must have a BC Grade 12 education (or equivalent) or Mature Student status. English 12 with a 73%, Standard First Aid with CPRC Level 'C' and Food Safe Certificate is also required.
Cost
Scholarships
DescriptionThe TRU Health Care Assistant Certificate program is designed to develop student knowledge, skills and values necessary to be employed as a front-line caregiver in a variety of settings including residential care facilities, home support agencies and assisted living facilities. Upon graduation from the TRU HCA program you will be ready to provide hands on care to older adults experiencing chronic health issues.

Graduates are prepared to function collaboratively as members of an inter-disciplinary health care team. In facilities they work under the direct supervision of an appropriate health professional.
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*We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.