Health, Assistance and Nursing
|Length of training||1 800 hours|
|Number of credits||120|
|Status||Program approved in 2008.|
To acquire the knowledge, ability and attitude necessary to differentiate between health and illness; acquire the knowledge and ability to understand and apply the techniques learned, establish a helping role with those with health needs, engage in team work within the modern health organization, communicate effectively with patients and their family, with superiors and with other health team members.
|Code||Statement of Competency||Hours||Credits|
|Administer first aid||30||2|
|Determine their suitability for the profession and training||30||2|
|Become familiar with a comprehensive approach to health||30||2|
|Communicate in a care team||45||3|
|Apply basic care procedures||105||7|
|Establish a helping relationship||30||2|
|Become familiar with the legal and ethical aspects of the profession||30||2|
|Apply care procedures related to the musculoskeletal system||45||3|
|Provide basic care to clients who are experiencing loss of autonomy||75||5|
|Help a client meet his or her nutritional needs||30||2|
|Apply care procedures related to the nervous and sensory systems||60||4|
|Apply care procedures related to the endocrine system||30||2|
|Apply care procedures related to the digestive system||60||4|
|Apply care procedures related to the urinary and reproductive systems||60||4|
|Intervene with a client with cognitive deficits||45||3|
|Intervene with a client in palliative care||30||2|
|Intervene with a client with a mental health problem||45||3|
|Provide geronto-geriatric care||120||8|
|Provide care to clients with mental health problems||75||5|
|Provide care to clients undergoing physical rehabilitation||120||8|
|Provide care in a surgical unit||90||6|
|Intervene with a mother and her newborn||30||2|
|Provide care to mothers and newborns||30||2|
|Intervene with a child or adolescent with a health problem||30||2|
|Provide care to children and adolescents||30||2|
|Provide care to a diverse clientele||105||7|
|Prevent and control infection||60||4|
|Participate in drug therapy||60||4|
|Provide specific care||75||5|
|Provide care in a medical unit||120||8|
|Refer to their knowledge of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems when providing care||75||5|
Admission Conditions and Prerequisites
To be eligible for admission to the Health, Assistance and Nursing program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:
Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor’s degree
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary V credits in language of instruction and Secondary IV credits in second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test, as well as Secondary V credits in language of instruction in a program of study established by the Minister, or recognition for equivalent learning
Persons having earned Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister and who will continue their general education courses concurrently with their vocational training in order to obtain the credits they are missing among the following: Secondary V language of instruction and Secondary IV second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister.
A person who has reached the age of 18 can be admitted to a program of study leading to a Diploma of vocational studies (DVS) based on functional prerequisites. These prerequisites, in place for those aged at least 18 years at the start date declared for the vocational training program, are: successful completion of the general development test (GDT) and obtaining and passing the tests relative to the specific prerequisites in the language of instruction and mathematics, if applicable.
This table indicates the new course codes for common core basic education (CCBE) and diversified basic education (DBE) required for the specific prerequisites in language of instruction and mathematics for the targeted program of study. In the cases where the new course codes for the CCBE and the DBE are in progressive implementation, the old codes are indicated in parenthesis and are still valid. The equivalent course codes in basic education in the youth sector are also indicated in the table. When a DVS does not require any specific prerequisites in language of instruction or in mathematics, a (-) will be displayed in the appropriate field. Please note that the functional prerequisites do not apply to attestation of vocational specialty (AVS) programs.
|Language of instruction||Second language||Mathematics|
|Unités de 5e secondaire||Unités de 5e secondaire||–||–||–||–|
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