General informations

Phone: 514-661-0068
Code: 5858
Duration: 870 Hours
Session: September 8, 2020 January 25, 2021
Sector: Administration, commerce and secretariat
Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. à 3:20 p.m.
Number of units: 58
Status: Program approved in 2008
InstructorDev Team
TypeOnline Course
DateJun 28, 2020 - Jun 30, 2020

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Why enroll in this program?

The Institutional and Home Care Assistance program prepares students for the trade or occupation of patient service associate and home support worker in the health and social services sector. Our dedicated teaching nurses provide training in a modern hospital ward and home setting with the latest medical equipment. To learn more, call the ACCESS Centre.

  • The program is officially recognized by the Québec Ministry of Education, Recreation and Sports.
  • The professional training you receive opens doors to many jobs in both the public and private sectors.
  • Financial aid is available for eligible candidates au

Program objectives

  • Train students to provide care and assistance in public, private and community health care networks to persons of all ages who are sick or who have physical, psychological, or psychosocial disabilities
  • Train students to work on a team and establish effective helping relationships.
  • The rationale of this occupation is to provide aid to patients so that they may recover or maintain their autonomy and overall health condition.

Content of program

Module title Hours Units
Determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process 30 2
Establish a helping relationship 60 4
Adopt relational approaches with clients with cognitive impairments, mental health problems or neurodevelopmental disorders 60 4
Determine the appropriate means to respond to the needs of clients with physical illnesses and disabilities 60 4
Provide care related to activities of daily living (ADL) 75 5
Prevent infections and contamination 30 2
Provide assistive care related to daily activities 120 8
Deal with situations involving risk 30 2
Work with clients who require assistive care at home or in alternative living environments 105 7
Deal with family, social and cultural contexts 60 4
Provide assistance to clients in palliative and end-of-life care 30 2
Consider the rules and procedures for administering medications and basic invasive care involved in assistance with activities of daily living 45 3
Provide assistive care related to the client’s clinical reality 60 4
Administer first aid 30 2
Provide assistive care to clients requiring short-term care 75 5
Total 870 58

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